I say this with the utmost honesty and vulnerability: as I consider the death of my earthly father my heart is forever thankful for the sovereign plan of my Creator, even in this.
None of us can be certain what our final moments will be like or what the next hour of our lives hold, but one thing we can be sure of is that God’s faithfulness will not let us down.
It’s a beautiful thing to trust the Lord to carry out justice for us, and even when we fail God’s purpose still stands: He turns the ashes for beauty, our misjudgments (“Crucify Him”!) for our redemption, extending mercy and help for our pitiful efforts, leaving us to boast in His righteousness alone.
Heaven, you hold the One dearest to my heart, in Who I live and move and have my being. I desire You for all that He is, all that He has been and all that He will be.
“For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” – Isaiah 30:15 “And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide himself anymore, but […]