Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Gathering in Christ

John 9:39
And Jesus said, “For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may be made blind.”

One of the most remarkable things about Jesus Christ is that, although He was full of love and gentleness, yet in His presence everyone not only felt benefited but also ashamed. It is His presence that judges us; we long to meet Him, yet we dread to…

If you look at a sheep in the summertime, you would say it was white, but see it against the background of startling virgin snow, and it looks like a blot on the landscape. If we judge ourselves by one another, we do not feel condemned, but immediately Jesus Christ is in the background, we feel judged instantly. [Ed. What good news that, in Him, we live and move and have our being -- forgiven sinners, in the care of the Good Shepherd]…

Excerpts from Oswald Chambers
Daily Devotional Bible, Reading 147 (5/27)
From He Shall Glorify Me

This photograph is from the gorgeous work of Kristofer Rowe.

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