David repents after committing adultery with Bathsheba and killing her husband, Uriah. His example of repentance is one all of us can follow. Audio of Psalm 51 with Pads Notes: This recording is in the New International Version and was originally created for The Ministry to Seafarers of Montreal.
In the midst of addressing messes in the Corinthian church, the apostle Paul reminds them of the heart of the gospel and the power of God's grace! They've received the gospel, but now they need to hold firmly to it...or their belief is in vain. Paul's words also communicate to the Corinthians that the resurrection of Jesus isn't a rumor, but a reality confirmed by hundreds of eye-witnesses who were STILL LIVING at the time Paul was writing this letter!
Hi, friends! I'm attempting to share a bit more via audio for those who prefer to listen rather than read, or who would like to be able to clean or wrap presents while drinking in the Word. I hope you enjoy! Peace. https://soundcloud.com/doni-owens/preparation-as-christs-lover-two-passages-and-a-few-thoughts
For the last nine months I’ve been wrestling over the question, “If marriage never happens for me, will I be okay?”
And the answer varies day-to-day, I’ll be honest. But it struck me the other morning in a big way. I was lamenting the fact that I may never experience that kind of intimacy and then a new thought emerged. Maybe I was very wrong.
We seem forget that marriage is just the metaphor, reflecting a larger, universal reality.
Marriage is supposed to be a picture of Christ and his Church. But somewhere along the line, marriage became the reality—the concrete realness of things.
But marriage has become less permanent and the pretty picture seems to be fading, and here’s the problem with that:
Marriage is just the picture. It was never intended to be what Christ and his bride reflect. It is instead the reflection, the lesser…
View original post 296 more words
My eyes will be drawn by the beauty of the Lord. By the power of the Lord, my eyes will be healed. The Lord is compassionate in the mystery. He will not withhold what cannot be taken. His sovereign will is always done. His Kingdom will come. [Grave clothes will crumble— all my [...]
My logic has been dealt its death blow you’ll find it in the morgue covered with scratches of love, pinned to the table with an arrow -some say was fired from the hippocampus sunk costs have never been more afloatAnd I’ve never been more bored with form.
"The soul takes flight to the world that is invisible but there arriving she is sure of bliss and forever dwells in paradise." -Plato