Bath Time

It wasn’t so long ago that we ourselves were stupid and stubborn,
dupes of sin, ordered every which way by our glands,
going around with a chip on our shoulder,
hated and hating back.

But when God, our kind and loving Savior God, stepped in,
he saved us from all that.
It was all his doing;
we had nothing to do with it.

He gave us a good bath, and we came out of it new people,
washed inside and out by the Holy Spirit.
Our Savior Jesus poured out new life so generously.

God’s gift has restored our relationship with him
and given us back our lives.

And there’s more life to come—an eternity of life!
You can count on this. ~Titus 3:3-8 (MSG)

No words today. Just the Word. And a little camera play.

Happy Monday!

Comments

    • Sandra says

      A lot of snapping. A lot of deleting. And if they’re any good–a lot of God. :)

      Love you, my Laura.

  1. says

    This is a favorite passage of mine in Titus. “But when he appeared… he saved us.” On those days I feel frustration (in my flesh) towards the not-yet-saved in my life, or even the baby Christians, this verse is always the sword that cuts the frustration from my heart as I am reminded that though it seems another life time now, I was once the same. Until He appeared… Is this The Message version? Love it and love your pics of the adorable birdie!

    • Sandra says

      Yes, Angie. It’s the Message. I should go edit that. I usually credit it. Thanks.

      It’s all in the waiting and trusting and resting, right?

  2. Kathy says

    If the Lord can provide a place for this little bird
    to be cleansed,able to enjoy his perch in the tree,
    Then why should I worry and be concerned
    When there is evidence of His love for me!

    Your posting left me with such a sweet reminder of how much the Lord cares for us even more than the birds of the air. Thanks for this visual reminder and great picture book of God’s love.