Saturday, August 15, 2009

Spiritual Sunday

singing birds

Though now for a season,if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:6-7 KJV

Commentary:The weight of our burdens is always tipping us toward God's purposes for us. We are stumbling, but we are stumbling forward. We are tripping, but we are moving ahead. We are falling under the weight, but we are always falling forward so that we are farther along than we were.
Bishop David Evans
Bethany Baptist Church

An extra special Thank You to Charlotte and Ginger for hosting Spiritual Sundays.


Charlotte said...

Even though we are stumbling and tripping we're moving ahead. What a wonderful thought. Thank you for sharing.

RCUBEs said...

It's His hold that always saves us! And to have that kind of hold, we know that we can always stand up again even when we fall.

God bless you.

Saleslady371 said...

A very encouraging scripture, indeed! I always look forward to what you will post!

micey said...

we were having the same thoughts... =]

Barbara said...

Lisa, I so hope this is true for me, I am struggling with questions and answers today concerning what I pray for and what I should be praying for.

Thanks for the inspiring post.

Denise said...

Very encouraging, thank you.

SmilingSally said...

I've never thought of it like this before. Thank you.

Jillian said...

Good point! Thank you for this post today!

Judith said...

Thank you for your thoughts today and thank you for visiting me. Can I ask you? how did you get your name within your post?

enchanting cottage said...

Thank-you so much for this scripture. I do feel like I move ahead with every stumble.
Thank-you for this wonderful post.

Clif said...

Great post. Thank you.

chicamom85 said...

God bless you


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Liz said...

HUMMMM!!!! I don't always feel like I am falling forward.....Sometimes I feel like I'm falling flat on my you know what! But maybe that is the perspective I should have. Falling Forward is better than Failing.

Have a great Sunday!

Ashley ~ said...

Happy Spiritual Sunday*! ((hugs)) _Ashley*

Ms.Daisy said...

I guess I never thought of it that way...but it is a good way to look at it! Always moving ahead no matter how! lol!


Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Very good scripture! Thanks for sharing it with us!


Melissa Miller said...

A very beautiful scripture Lisa.

Thank you for the sweet visit today.
~Melissa :)

kymber said...

Hi Lisa,
LOVED your commentary and Scripture for today - I really needed to read this~!
God has provided encouragement at every turn my friend and I found it today in your post!
Thank you!

Thank you also for taking the time to leave a comment for my special "guest speaker" that I featured on Friday's post. She was thrilled and encouraged by your generosity.
Blessings on your day today!

Vicki said...

Thank you for these encouraging words. I needed to hear them this evening. God bless and keep you. Vicki

Robin said...

Sweetie, this is so good..."the weight of our burdens always tipping us towards God..."
Oh how I love these words. Thank you~
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