Sunday, January 22, 2017

The word with Kate Morning is…

Refine

I wrote. For  two days analogies were formed, gathered from what I heard, what I saw and what I knew. Getting sliced and diced, falling short from lack of thought and expression even though a novice, right now didn't sit well with me. I’m hearing too much of that these days. In the end, angry with myself, the shredder got its fill and I sat with nothing I considered suitable. And the deadline (in my mind) ad passed.

Often God takes all I have and lets it fall. I fight for what I deserve believing I will somehow be less without it.

Refining is removing the strength that inhibits the pure. I think “what good is the birthright if I'm going to die anyways?” I sell it short.

Redemption is absolute and finished. Christ redeemed me. The refining process is continual.

“Being confident of this very thing, that He which has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.” Phil 1:6

6 comments:

  1. Hi Mary, I'm your neighbor at #FiveMinuteFriday. Just got my post up and I wasn't even sure I would make it this week.

    Yes, the refining process is continual. Sometimes it is very hard, but God is always here to walk with us through it all.

    Blessings to you!

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    1. He is the only constant we have. Thanks for coming by!

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  2. Such glory and honor in the refining. Beautiful piece today, Mary. Lots of loves and hugs. So happy to read your words. You inspire me.

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  3. "Refining is removing the strength that inhibits the pure." WOW!

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  4. Thank you for your encouragement.

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