I love the imagery and symbolism in the Bible.
Well, okay, some of it (lots of it) is more than a bit gruesome and could rival anything coming out of Hollywood. I mean, why spend eight bucks at the theatre when you can read about the concubine who was cut up into twelve pieces and subsequently Fed-Ex’d (via chariot?) to each tribe of Israel?
And some people regard the Bible as outdated, irrelevant milktoast. Go figure.
But that’s not the stuff I’m talking about.
When read as a cohesive whole, the entire picture of the Bible is painted on the canvas of war. Kings rising and Continue reading “Clean-up crew on board”
Borrowing a category title from blogger Wally Fry, here is my thought for this our 240th celebration of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”:
“Jesus told him, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the LIFE. No one can come to the Father except through me.’”
“So if the Son sets you free, you are truly FREE.”
“…he described the HAPPINESS of those who are declared righteous without working for it…”
SOOoooo000oo grateful to be a born citizen of the USA! But even more so to be a born-again citizen of Heaven!!
Enjoy the picnic and fireworks.
John 14:6; 8:36; Romans 4:6 Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved. (emphasis mine)