"The Christian life is a life of new beginnings." said the old Divine. [An expression
that was used for famous preachers of the past.]
That offended me. No I thought. That implies we mess up, fail, fall short or sin and
have to start again. I have given myself totally to the Lord and it is from here until
death us do part.
I have lived a Christian life for more than fifty years since then. (Not necessarily an
an exemplary one.) And I can assure you that, "The Christian life is a life of new
One of the sisters is taking a break from blogging and it got me to thinking. Isn't
this the way the Lord made things.?
Nature it's self is that way.
God gives us a new day every twenty four hours. Some one was kind enough to
point out how "evening and morning" were the first day. The day starts with rest.
A new week starts every seven days - with a day of rest.
There is a new moon every month.
A new year starts with a winter of rest.
And the Israelites were to give the land a rest every seven years.
Life wears us down to where we need a new start. And the new start, starts with a
rest in the Lord.
"Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads, and I will give you
rest. Take my yoke and put it on you, and learn from me, because I am gentle and
humble in spirit; and you will find rest."
-Matthew 10:28,29 (GNV)
Have you ever had a new beginning????
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