Here sits L. As she received her first bible, she sat down immediately and began to read. The impact brought me to tears. Living in a community where churches mark every corner, she had never read the stories of the Lord for herself. Her excitement was immediate and active.
The stocking is full of wonderful fruits and nuts and a candy cane. Yet, they mean nothing compared to her joy in receiving the words of God.
L is touching the words of the Lord not just on the page, but in the flesh with those that come to her and teach weekly. She reads the bible on their face and in their hands and expressed from their hearts.
Thank you, Jesus, for the wonderful opportunity to share You with others. I weep at the priviledge to serve.
Get a reason to run and a purpose to plan. The Lord choses to bless those that make known His name with no compromise. Jettison lax approach to heavenly living. Steel yourself and do what you know is right.
Psalm 5:11-12…let those who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits. For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous