Thoughts & Intents
Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine natureÖ2 Peter 1:2-4
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I love that old Saint Peter. A brash fisherman and a blustery disciple, he blurted out whatever popped into his head, he blundered and bungled things repeatedly and even denied his Savior. But he returned, brokenhearted, to serve the church in deep humility and hard-won wisdom. Peter gives me hope, because Iím really good at blurting and bungling, and often find myself brokenhearted at my own foolishness. If God could use Peter, surely He can use me, too.
From my heart to yours
The Body of Christ at our church is mourning and celebrating, laughing and weeping as weddings, funerals, and new babies crowd the calendar. Itís exhausting and exhilarating, and I donít know how anyone can grasp and navigate these giant events without the help of God and some beloved brothers and sisters in Christ.
Serving our sweet Savior,
LeeAnn Bonds, Bible Basics Editor
Read my new blog, Katalambano!. (Katalambano is a Greek word meaning ďto lay hold of so as to make oneís own, to take into oneís self, to lay hold of with the mind, to understand, perceive, learn, comprehend.Ē) Not too much on there yet, but Iím working on it.
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June 18, 2010