Surrounded by raindrops
Surrounded by God’s Abiding Love
I love you
With an abiding love.
It is not altered
By the certainty
Of your inadequacies.
It does not change
With the rippling tide
Of your shortcomings.
It does not fade
With the fluctuations
Of your loyalty.
It is constant,
“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”
1 Corinthians 13:13
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Look unto the light of My countenance
To what you have now
To what lies ahead
For believers in Christ, it’s never over!
“Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.”
(Ephesians 3:20-21 KJV)
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Rosebud ~ was scarcely an inch in length
Open up please
Share your fragrant beauty
With desperate souls in need
One need not measure a rose to discover its beauty. An insignificant rosebud is as capable of producing loveliness and a pleasing aroma, as is a lofty hybrid. All needed is for it to open up and share.
Do you feel like all you have left is a tiny fragment of usefulness in God’s kingdom?
It is enough.
When given in sincerity, God accepts the fragments of our lives.
He uses leftover pieces. Seemingly insignificant people. Tiny rosebuds.
All God requires is that we open our hearts to receive Him and then surrender to share His love. The offering is not measured by the size of the gift; rather, our willingness to obey and to share Christ with others.
It doesn’t matter if you feel insignificant. As you faithfully spread the aroma of Christ to those around you, His beauty is what comes forth and is pleasing to the Father.
As His child, you are significant in God’s eyes.
I love that about God, don’t you? How much we matter to Him.
“For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ”
2 Corinthians 2:15a