Everything the Bible has to say about Dorcas is found in Acts chapter 9. Continue reading
Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is Thine; Thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and Thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come of Thee, and thou reignest over all; and in Thine hand is power and might; and in Thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all. Now therefore, our God, we thank Thee, and praise Thy glorious name. —1 Chronicles 29:11-13
Stand and gaze
For His ways
All our days
Bow the knee
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July 14, 2017 — Mini Monoverse
2 stanzas of 5 3-syllable lines in a,a,a,a,a / b,b,b,b,b
It should tell a story, but that is not imperative.
If doubled, the rhyme scheme of the two additional stanzas is c,c,c,c,c / d,d,d,d,d.
On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross,
The emblem of suff’ring and shame;
This mother’s heart has been pierced.
“A soft answer turns away wrath.”
The rebuke sits heavily on my ears.
I have no reply,
I will praise Thee, O LORD, with my whole heart;
I will show forth all Thy marvelous works.
I will be glad and rejoice in Thee:
I will sing praise to Thy name, O Thou most High.
It’ll spread. —No, it won’t.
—If scratching doesn’t spread it,
Then why can’t I scratch? It itches!
North Carolina Lighthouse Collage
Many thanks to Jansen Photo for the Tuesday Photo Challenge – Yellow and the opportunity to share some of God’s wonderful creations which I’ve come across here and there. Photos are from various places in Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida.
Genesis 16:1-16; 21:9-17; 25:12
What Do We Know About Hagar?
Hagar (“a stranger”) was the handmaid of Sarah, Abraham’s wife, and she was an Egyptian. It is possible that she was given to Sarah by Pharaoh when she and Abraham were sent out of the land after it was discovered that Sarah was Abraham’s wife (Gen. 12:10-20).