The Most High

 

 

 

 

The jet was streaking across the sky at a tremendous speed.

Leaving a trail that was blazingly white in the path of the sun’s rays, it was visible above the power lines that were strung along the roadside.

Airplanes, helicopters, hot air balloons—even space ships, are marvels of mankind’s ever expanding marriage between science and technology.

Even so, our greatest achievements are miniscule when we think of the vast and limitless power of God.

A jet may temporarily defy gravity, but who sustains gravity?

Poles strung with power lines deliver electricity to civilization, but who is the author of electrical charge?

It is God who is at the beginning of all that we know.

The psalmist penned these words:

For You, O LORD, are the Most High over all the earth; –Psalm 97:9a

 

There is no other God but our God.

 

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Light-seeds

 

 

The light at the park was streaming through the trees, causing a glowing shimmer around the Spanish moss that hung from some of the branches.

That same light illuminated the emerald green grass and the blue sky above it.

There is a light that shines within us when we know God.

There is a joy that is constant–a peaceful assurance–that goes wherever we go, giving testimony to the truth of God’s presence in our lives.

 

 

Light-seeds are planted in the souls of God’s people,

Joy-seeds are planted in good heart-soil.

So, God’s people, shout praise to God,

Give thanks to our Holy God!

Psalm 97:11-12  The Message

 

 

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A Prayer

 

 

 

 

 

Is your life a prayer today?

Is mine?

 

 

 

 If you, God, kept records on wrongdoings,
    who would stand a chance?
As it turns out, forgiveness is your habit,
    and that’s why you’re worshiped.

 I pray to God—my life a prayer—
    and wait for what he’ll say and do.
My life’s on the line before God, my Lord,
    waiting and watching till morning,
    waiting and watching till morning.

Psalm 130:3-6  The Message

 

 

 

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When I Consider

 

 

 

Tonight, the moon looked different somehow.

I could see craters on the top that I hadn’t noticed when photographing it before.

The moon remains fixed in orbit, held in perfect motion by God.

It’s very presence reminds us of God’s awesome power.

 

Lord, our Lord,
    how majestic is your name in all the earth!

You have set your glory
    in the heavens.
 Through the praise of children and infants
    you have established a stronghold against your enemies,
    to silence the foe and the avenger.
 When I consider your heavens,
    the work of your fingers,
the moon and the stars,
    which you have set in place,
 what is mankind that you are mindful of them,
    human beings that you care for them?

Psalm 8:1-4

 

 

 

Whatsover the LORD Pleased

 

 

 

Spiders that look like sea shells.

Sea shells that look like spiders.

Mathematical symmetry.

Perfect in design.

This spiny-backed orbweaver has lived, to my delight, for quite some time above a bush near my front door.

Beautiful in form, he sits in his web like a finely crafted statue on display in a museum.

When I leave to go out, he is there.

When I return home, he is still in place–

A reminder of God’s creative power.

 

 

 

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All Things

 

 

 

 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.  He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.  And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.  For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,  and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.

—Colossians 1:15-20

 

 

 

 

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Our Burdens

 

 

 

 

 

Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior,
    who daily bears our burdens. —Psalm 68:19

 

It was early in the morning.

Driving along the highway in thick traffic, my attention quickly became fixed on the scene above me.

A large bird, perhaps an osprey, had flown over the road, carrying a large tree branch in its feet.

The branch was so heavy, it was causing the bird to struggle to stay in flight.

The long, capable wings were flapping, but it was too much of a strain to carry the weight above ground while attempting to soar to the treetops.

Would this creature be burdened to the point of being brought low enough to be hit by a passing vehicle?

With a show of only seconds in duration, the struggle was intense and then…..

something happened.

Though I couldn’t tell exactly HOW it happened, the heavy branch came crashing down to the pavement between moving cars and trucks.

At least, part of it did.

Released of the enormous weight of the entire branch, the bird swiftly gained altitude, grasping only a portion of the branch.

Did the bird consciously let go of the major part of the weight, choosing to grip only the smaller piece or did the bulk of the heavy branch simply break off under the pull of gravity?

Either way, a greater meaning had jumped out at me, almost immediately.

What happens in life when we try to carry more than we can handle?

More than we can handle emotionally?

More than we can handle physically?

We think that we have to carry the "big" branch.

It’s our responsibility; our duty.

But, is it?

If birds have a pound limit on what they can hoist into the clouds, then we should recognize that we have limits, too.

When it becomes obvious that we are losing altitude or failing to gain any in the first place, it’s time to consider what we are holding on to.

Allowing God to carry the big branches frees us to fly away with the ones we were meant to have.

If we refuse to allow God to remove part of the weight, we may find ourselves plunging into thick traffic, still holding on to a load we were never meant to bear.

 

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Not As Unwise

 

 

There’s a song that I remember from long ago.

I didn’t remember all the verses to it, so I looked them up today.

The verse that I was particularly interested in was this one:

 

O be careful little feet where you go
O be careful little feet where you go
For the Father up above
He’s looking down in love
So, be careful little feet where you go.

 

If we are not careful, our feet can certainly take us to some unsavory places.

Places that we don’t need to be.

Places that taunt us with compromise, both in subtle and blatant ways.

Of course, our feet only take us where our minds have willed them to go.

The decision and the destination are equal partners.

The line, "for the Father up above, He’s looking down with love" is an interesting one to me, being coupled with caution about our steps.

Could it be that it was intended to remind us that, having come to know the forgiveness and love of God, we should seek to go only to those places which He would think best for us?

Since He looks at us with love, would we want to disappoint Him by our actions and disobedience?

Our lives are precious to God.

Should we not treat ourselves as though we are worth guarding?

 

 

 

 

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God’s Invisible Qualities

 

 

 

 

How have you seen God’s invisible qualities?

How have you witnessed His eternal power?

How have you experienced His divine nature?

 

 

For since the creation

of the world

God’s invisible qualities—

his eternal power

and divine nature—

have been clearly seen,

being understood from

what has been made,

so that people

are without

excuse.

 

–Romans 1:20

 

 

 

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Everything

 

 

Walking along the asphalt parking lot toward my car, I noticed an ant hill—on the asphalt.

Without stopping, I walked a few more steps as I contemplated what I had just seen.

Next, I turned around and went right back to the little sandy disturbance and photographed it.

It seems to me that it would be much easier to have an ant hill in the grass.

At the very least, on dirt.

But, no, it was on, or actually under, pavement.

Not really knowing the mind of an ant, I don’t really know how difficult it is to find a crack or break in the asphalt and establish an underground community beneath it, but still an idea struck me.

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations that are less than ideal.

Live where?

Work there?

If it is the place that God is calling you to be, then even if it’s not the soil you expected to build your hill on, it’s the right place to be.

God will give you the strength to carry out His plan for your life.

 

 

I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.

—Philippians 4:13

 

 

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Then They Will Go Away

 

 

 

Imagine being quite ill and going to the hospital.

The first physician that attends to you says, "Well, you’ve certainly come to the right hospital!  Everyone who comes here gets well in a short amount of time. No one ever dies in this hospital!"

At this point, you surely would want to get back into the ambulance and have them take you somewhere else, right?

After all, it’s a well known fact that EVERYONE does not get well when they are ill and MANY people have died during their stay at a hospital.

Certainly, this doctor must be suffering from a mental issue.

But what if your reaction was different?

What if, upon hearing his "too good to be true" story about total recovery for every patient, you believe it?

The thought of not getting well or dying is so difficult to accept, you grasp on to the false promise?

Jesus spoke to others about what would happen if they did not go to Heaven.

He spoke of a place of eternal punishment–Hell.

In explaining who might go there, He says that it will be like separating sheep from goats.

The sheep will go one place and the goats to another:

 

 “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.  For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink,  I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’

 “They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’

“He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’

 “Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.”

–Matthew 25:41-46

 

I know that in today’s culture, it seems that it is not polite to speak to someone about going to Hell.

Instead, we act as though people who are lost will never go to Hell—everyone that’s "good" goes to Heaven.

Wouldn’t you want a doctor to tell you the truth about your condition?

Wouldn’t you want him to let you know what could be done to save you instead of lying as a way of momentarily comforting you?

If Jesus were to separate the sheep and the goats right now, which group would you be found in?

 

 




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Much More Than That

 

What can God provide for you?

It’s tempting to think that we can handle things in our own way with our own resources, without considering God’s way.

And sometimes, we may even consider God’s way and then choose our own.

In the Old Testament book of 2 Chronicles, there is an account of a king named Amaziah.

As he contemplated attacking another country with his 300,000 soldiers, he decided to hire 100,000 troops.

The cost of the extra men was a hundred talents of silver—which is about 3.4 metric tons.

The Bible tells us that a man of God came to Amaziah to tell him that he was not to have these 100,000 troops march with them.

Amaziah asked the man of God, "But what about the hundred talents I paid for these Israelite troops?"

The man of God replied, "The LORD can give you much more than that." –2 Chronicles 25:9

The next words are very important:  So Amaziah dismissed the troops who had come to him from Ephraim and sent them home. –2 Chronicles 25:10a

Although Amaziah did not follow God wholeheartedly, he did make the right choice in this instance.

How many times have we wanted to hold on to a wrong decision?

"But I’ve invested so much in this!"

"It’s too late to change."

"I can’t turn back and choose another path."

It’s hard, isn’t it?

When faced with the reality that "The LORD can give you much more than that," there is only one best choice–

God’s way.

 

 

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It Bites Like a Snake

 

 

 

 Well, you see, there was this snake….

It really wasn’t bothering anyone, sitting there in the grass and mulch.

My friend decided to pick it up.

And what happened next?

At some point, the snake, feeling rightfully provoked, I’m sure, decided to bite my friend on the hand.

The result?

Teeth marks and blood.

It was a non-poisonous snake, but it bit, nonetheless.

The snake was just being what it was–a snake.

If it had not been picked up, it may not have bitten anyone.

So many things are like that in life.

Think of it—

The thousands of people who wouldn’t have died of lung cancer if they had just never picked up that first cigarette.

The incredible number of traffic accidents that wouldn’t have happened if the drivers had never taken that first drink before putting the key into the ignition.

The heartbreaking list of children left as orphans because of a parent’s overdose of drugs—how things would be different if only those parents had never chosen to try them, even once.

Choosing to let certain things alone is a wisdom that escapes many, yet it is a prize to possess.

Proverbs 23:29-35 reads,

Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
    Who has strife? Who has complaints?
    Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?
 Those who linger over wine,
    who go to sample bowls of mixed wine.
 Do not gaze at wine when it is red,
    when it sparkles in the cup,
    when it goes down smoothly!
 In the end it bites like a snake
    and poisons like a viper.
 Your eyes will see strange sights,
    and your mind will imagine confusing things.
 You will be like one sleeping on the high seas,
    lying on top of the rigging.
 “They hit me,” you will say, “but I’m not hurt!
    They beat me, but I don’t feel it!
When will I wake up
    so I can find another drink?”

 

When woe, sorrow and strife call to us in any form, we would be wise to leave it alone.

 

 

 

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The Message of the Cross

 

 

 

 

 Standing on the lawn in front of the old church, I looked up to the sky.

It was nearing dusk, and night would soon be arriving.

Spanish moss hung like bunched lace from the tall oak tree, framing the cross that stands mounted on the rooftop.

Some may walk by the building, noticing it as well, but without understanding its significance.

Others may pass by, scoffing at what faith represents to them.

To those that know Jesus, looking up to the cross brings a reminder of what He did to purchase us back from destruction.

Do you know Him today?

The Bible says, "For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God."  —1 Corinthians 1:18

 

 

 

 

 

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A Vast Army is Coming

 

 

 

What do you do first when you hear about danger?

On a more basic level, what is your first thought when you are extremely afraid?

Last night, I was reading the account of a king who trusted God.

Who was he?

King Jehoshaphat.

In the book of Chronicles, chapter 20, we find the story of something that made him afraid.

The NIV version of the Bible says that he was "alarmed."

Not only was he alarmed, but he was also "resolved."

What was the problem?

Approaching war.

Imminent death of many in his kingdom.

He had been given a report that three different people groups, the Moabites, the Ammonites and some of the Meunites were coming to make war on his kingdom.

So, what did Jehoshaphat do?

Some people came and told Jehoshaphat, “A vast army is coming against you from Edom, from the other side of the Dead Sea. It is already in Hazezon Tamar” (that is, En Gedi).  Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the Lord, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah.  The people of Judah came together to seek help from the Lord; indeed, they came from every town in Judah to seek him.

 Then Jehoshaphat stood up in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem at the temple of the Lord in the front of the new courtyard  and said:

Lord, the God of our ancestors, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you."

He continued to pray in the presence of the people.

Jehoshaphat was alarmed, as well he should have been.

His resolve was immediate.

He would inquire of the LORD and instruct the people to fast.

They came together to seek help from God.

What happened then?

God sent a message to Jehoshaphat to tell him not to be afraid or discouraged by the vast army, for the battle was not his, but the LORD’s.

Jehoshaphat’s army went out to the battle area with men that had been appointed to be at the head of the army singing praises to God.

At this point, the people who had been coming to war with them got into battle with others and among themselves, killing all those who had sought to harm them.

Jehoshaphat’s army did not have to fight at all.

God delivered them from their enemy.

Are there vast armies approaching you tonight?

Armies of despair, hopelessness and pain?

Troops of discord?

Ranks of illness?

If so, you are probably alarmed.

May you be resolved, as well, in taking it to the LORD to hear what He has to say about it.

It’s time to pray…….

 

 

 

 

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Always Be Prepared

 

 

 

While going along the sidewalk, I noticed some very large shamrocks growing.

It has been said that Saint Patrick used the shamrock to tell others about God–the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

If that is true, then he used something available to him to illustrate his faith.

1 Peter 3:15 reads, "But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect…"

Always be prepared.

Can you just imagine Saint Patrick speaking with someone along the road about God, and, with a calm sway of the arm as he bent over, bringing up a green shamrock from the soil?

And with that small plant, explaining his faith more clearly?

Always be prepared to give an answer.

What exactly is a relationship with God?

Who is Jesus?

Can sin be forgiven?

With gentleness and hope, we can share what God has done for the world through Jesus.

Is there someone you could talk to today?

 

 

 

 

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Your Mercy Reaches

 

 

 

God’s faithfulness and mercy reach to the heavens.

He is reaching out to you today.

Are you reaching out to Him in return?

 

 

 

 

 

 

O Lord,

your mercy

reaches

to the heavens,

your faithfulness

to the skies.

Your righteousness

is like

the mountains

of God,

your judgments

like the deep ocean.

Psalm 36:5-6

 

 

 

 

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The Benefits of Freedom

 

 

 It’s the perfect weather for kites.

Gusts of wind flow in sheets above the field, the orange grove and the cattle farm.

For our son’s birthday, my husband bought him a very nice kite.

It went up into the sky, higher and higher.

Though it became very small to my eyes, I could still hear the flapping of its material in the wind.

My husband added a spool of fishing line to the twine string that was already connected to it.

He estimated that it had gone up 500 feet.

Somehow, kites seem free.

Free to leave the ground and soar high into the air, yet held safe from being lost by the one holding tight to the string.

Galatians 5:1a says, "Christ has freed us so that we may enjoy the benefits of freedom."

We are free in many ways once we accept the gift of eternal life from God.

Verse 16 of that same chapter states, "Let me explain further. Live your life as your spiritual nature directs you. Then you will never follow through on what your corrupt nature wants."

As Christians, we now have God’s spirit to guide us.

Our spiritual nature can direct us and we are no longer slaves to our old way of life.

We are free to soar, pleasing God.

We are not alone, however.

God is holding tight to our "string" as we fly, protecting us from getting lost.

It’s the perfect weather for……..

being free.

 

 

 

 

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Planted by Water

 

Standing on the dock, I could see the trees clearly in the distance.

Tall and smooth looking, there was an obvious difference between them and the trees I usually see.

They were growing at the edge of the lake.

On this particular day, they were completely surrounded by water.

Hydration was not a problem, nor had it likely been throughout the years they had grown there.

 

In the book of Jeremiah, we find these words in chapter seventeen, verses seven and eight:

 

Blessed is the person who trusts the Lord.
    The Lord will be his confidence.
 He will be like a tree that is planted by water.
    It will send its roots down to a stream.
    It will not be afraid in the heat of summer.
        Its leaves will turn green.
    It will not be anxious during droughts.
        It will not stop producing fruit.

 

We need to be like trees planted by the water.

Anxious during droughts?

No.

Not afraid in the heat of summer?

No.

Confident in the LORD?

Yes!

 

 

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Stringed Instruments and Flutes

 

 

 

I couldn’t wait for it to come in the mail.

A soothing and lyrical instrument, I had ordered an Irish whistle to play.

Although it looks more like a flute, that is its name.

Being somewhat impatient, I want to be able to play it as well as a professional.

Right now.

Today.

But, I can’t.

Beautiful sounds will follow hours of practice and concentration.

I must invest in the skill.

It is my hope to play this instrument in praise to God.

Psalm 50 instructs us to praise Him:

 

 

Hallelujah!

Praise God in his holy place.
    Praise him in his mighty heavens.
 Praise him for his mighty acts.
    Praise him for his immense greatness.
 Praise him with sounds from horns.
    Praise him with harps and lyres.
 Praise him with tambourines and dancing.
    Praise him with stringed instruments and flutes.
 Praise him with loud cymbals.
    Praise him with crashing cymbals.

 Let everything that breathes praise the Lord!

Hallelujah!

 


 

 

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The One at the Door

 

 

 

What assigned task has God given to me?

When I think of this question, it appears that there is no simple answer.

But, maybe, there is an answer that, seemingly simple, carries all the possibilities within itself.

What if my assigned task was obedience?

Obedience to God—at every turn, every moment.

Obedience in what I do.

Obedience in what I say and how I say it.

Today, tomorrow and the days and weeks after that—until Jesus returns.

I should be watching, awaiting His arrival.

 

 

 

 

“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.  Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come.  It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge, each with their assigned task, and tells the one at the door to keep watch.

 “Therefore keep watch because you do not know when the owner of the house will come back—whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or at dawn.  If he comes suddenly, do not let him find you sleeping.  What I say to you, I say to everyone: ‘Watch!"

—-Mark 13:37




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In God Alone

 

 

Walking alone.

No expectations.

Just me and my camera and a tender sort of hope, looking to find whatever might be.

The springtime had begun a playful mix of new grass and wildflowers, mixing with the brown, dry leaves of winter.

What appeared to be some tiny Queen Anne’s lace plants were emerging from under those leaves.

New life, fresh, green, white.

It was time for a picture.

Sometimes God blesses me with a quiet time alone, just walking in the grass.

A time to rest from hurried things and a time to be silent as I take it all in.

 

My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him.

–Psalm 62:1

 

 

 

 

 

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Who Is

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yesterday was our son’s birthday.

He would have been 27 years old.

He was killed in a car accident at the age of 19.

God knew that I would need encouragement yesterday.

Driving alone to church, I began to think about our son.

I remembered how God had given me absolute confirmation that he was in Heaven.

I entered the sanctuary and sat down by a friend.

There were singers on the platform in the front of the room.

They sang, "How Can I Keep From Singing?" by Chris Tomlin.

A few years ago, I would cry in church when this song was sung, as I thought of our son.

One of the last sections says, "I can sing with my last breath; sing, for I know, that I’ll sing with the angels and the saints around the throne."

I would think of his last breath, and how he was there now.

So special was this song to me that I purchased a shirt to wear with all of the lyrics printed on it.

When the pastor stood up to speak, he announced that he would be talking about Heaven, and that God is, He was, and He will be.

Heaven.

The God who IS has my son…..

When I first started going to this particular church, I had an experience driving to a conference there.

Really feeling that God was speaking to me through a song I was listening to in my car, it has remained a clear memory of His presence.

That song was "Everlasting God," also by Chris Tomlin.

The singers on the platform sang this song, as well.

Without me saying anything about it, the friend sitting beside me mentioned my son’s birthday.

As I went to a small group Bible study after the service, I was teary eyed, aware of God’s presence in encouraging me through the speaker’s topic and the music.

Sitting in the group, I made no mention of my son at all.

We were discussing worship services at differing churches as part of our lesson.

One woman mentioned that at a previous church she had attended, only children’s worship songs were sung on a particular Sunday.

She went on to describe how the congregation did hand motions with the songs as the children would.

As as example to us, she spoke of only one song–Deep and Wide.

I know the song and the hand motions all too well.

"Deep and wide, deep and wide, there’s a fountain flowing deep and wide."

You see, when our son was about 3 years old, we had a birthday party at our home.

We borrowed a video camera and we filmed him singing one of his very favorite songs, complete with his version of words and hand and body movement.

It went like this:  Deep a wide, deep a wide.  A fow.  Wa wa wide!

Heaven.

A sermon about Heaven and the forever existence of God.

My special song reminding me that my son is singing with the saints around the throne.

Another song reminding me of hearing God’s voice years ago.

And then, to be reminded of my dear, sweet boy as a toddler, singing of the fountain of love flowing from God—the fountain that would one day be faithful to save him for all eternity.

God IS.

God is with me, every day, through every heartache and every joy.

God WAS.

God was with me, and my son, from the very beginning of our creation, throughout all our past.

He was with my son when he took his last earthly breath.

God WILL BE..

God will be, forever and ever, without end.

Praise His Holy Name!

 

 

 

 

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