Sunday, November 28, 2010
love born of sacrifice
joy blooming, full measure, complete
peace of heart, resting in gratitude
patience, stilled soul, full of grace
kindness, giving and forgiving, voiced love
goodness, a standard exalted
gentleness, whispers of mercy, tender touch
faithfulness, anchor of heart
self-control, self bowing to Spirit
Oh, Lord of the heavens, would You but give me this one grace ...
that I may bring You an offering of a Spirit filled vessel, this jar of clay, brimming with fruit to worship You? Will You take it and feed hungry for Spirit nations ... fill and make full and pour ...
"Only that which is born of Spirit is spirit. The flesh can never be converted into spirit,no matter how many church dignitaries work on it. Confirmation, baptism, holy communion, confession of faith ... none of these nor all of them together can turn flesh into spirit nor make a son of Adam a son of God." Tozer
"A sinner cannot grow into repentance. God's power puts him there, and being there, then he grows in grace." Tozer
" ... be filled with the Spirit ..."