Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Consider the Lilies

"But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?" - Matthew 6:30

The snow has covered the ground completely, more than once this season. The temperatures are so low Chicago was colder than the South Pole this Monday. Winter is upon us full throttle and the thought of warm breezes and fresh mowed grass is far, far away. Last summer is now just a faint memory, but has the change of season changed the heart of our heavenly Father?
Stop for a moment and take in the beauty of the lilies. What do you see? Warmth, radiance, purity, hope, and the fresh reminder that we have a life of even greater promise. Our Father knows our every need and He is ever devoted to meet those needs "far more abundantly than all we ask or think." (Ephesians 3:20) 

The promise of Isaiah 35:1-2 is: "The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; it shall blossom abundantly and rejoice with joy and singing." Whether we are in a dry land or the depth of winter... start each day with the lilies. And rejoice in the One who gives beauty to His lilies and blessing His children.

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