The Shield of Christ

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Protection.  Safety.  Victory.  Power.  Love.  Righteousness.  Forgiveness.  Life eternal.

The Shield of Christ.

“He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.”  – Proverbs 30:5b

“Christ, be with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,
Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ where I lie, Christ where I sit,
Christ where I arise, Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me,
Christ in the mouth of every man who speaks of me,
Christ in every eye that sees me, Christ in every ear that hears me.” – St. Patrick’s Lorica

Comfort, peace.  Love, Lisa

 

*Celtic high cross, Clonmacnoise, Ireland.

 

Finding Pasture

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“I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.  He will come in and go out, and find pasture.”    ~Jesus, John 10:9

Safety, security, forgiveness, goodness, mercy, love, light, green and white and blue and gold and beauty as far as the eye can see….that’s Jesus.  🙂  Slainte, Lisa

The Solid Rock

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“On Christ the solid Rock I stand

All other ground is sinking sand…

All other ground is sinking sand.”

~Edward Mote & William Bradbury

Planting my feet firmly, knowing that Jesus has got me rooted securely and forever.  He won’t let us go; He won’t let us fall; He cares about you and me.  Blessings, Lisa

Dwelling in Safety

You would have to live in a very dark, deep cave with amazing soundproofing, unlimited supply of food and water, not to know that there is a presidential election occuring in the United States.  While I always try to vote conscientiously, I am not an overly political person who enjoys engaging in political debate.  However, I just wanted to share a few words from the wisest of all Counsel this morning.

Many are asking, “Who can show us any good?”  Let the light of your face shine upon us, O Lord.  You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound.  I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.  (Psalm 4:6-8)

Yes, I will vote for the candidate who I believe will help this country be the strongest and healthiest.  Yes, I will pray for the leaders, whoever they may be.  But my trust will stay in God above, the maker of heaven and earth.  Blessings, Lisa

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