30 October 2010

Thoughts by the Sea (or Lake Michigan)

In the contemplation of Christ, we linger on the shore of a love that is measureless.

We endeavor to tell of this love, and language fails us.

We consider His life on earth, His sacrifice for us, His work in heaven as our advocate, and the mansions He is preparing for those who love Him, and we can only exclaim, O the height and depth of the love of Christ!

Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God.

In every true disciple, this love, like sacred fire, burns on the alter of the heart.

It was on the earth that the love of God was revealed through Christ. It is on the earth that His children are to reflect this love through blameless lives. Thus sinners will be led to the cross, to behold the Lamb of God.

(White, Ellen G. The Acts of the Aposltes. p. 334.)

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful! I enjoyed how you coupled photos of the "sea" with one of my favorite quotes.


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