You were created in the image of God. Yes, you, you and you. Created in His image. When He was finished He saw that what He had done was very good. We could stop right here with that single thought, but let’s dig in a little more and really get that to sink into our hearts.
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Have you ever read the story of Hosea & Gomer? We unpacked it a bit this past week in Sunday School. Whew quite the situation, right? First off, can you imagine a name like Gomer for a woman? Names really do mean so much more than we give credit to. But I’ve already talked about that before. In my little bit of research I found that the name Gomer means complete. There’s also a verse that goes with the meaning of her name. God began doing a good work in you, and I am sure He will continue it until it is finished when Jesus Christ comes again. Philippians 1:6 NCV And did you know there are two people named Gomer in the Bible? Yep, Hosea’s wife & Noah’s grandson. (Just an interesting side note). Not completely the direction I was planning, but do keep the definition of her name in mind. Continue reading “Why’d She Do It?”
We forget so easily that we’ve walked in those same shoes.
I grew up with this saying. So when I do utter it’s words and the person hearing them for the first time looks at me like I have three heads, I’m as baffled as they are. Have you heard it before? If not, here’s what I mean when I say it…If it weren’t for God’s grace I’d be walking in that person’s shoes right now. I could very easily be that person that is __________ (fill in the blank with absolutely anything).
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect…–yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. 1 Corinthians 15:10
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