The Best Fit
like the stones of the Temple, each believer has a unique place in God?s
Kingdom. God has picked the perfect place in his House for each one of his
Cut From the Same
All the biblical heroes came from the same rock - people like
Abraham and Sarah; Ruth and Esther; David and Hezekiah; Peter and Andrew; Martha
and Miriam; the Apostle Paul; and in his humanity, Jesus himself. Believers
today are also from this same quarry. We have been hewn out of the same rock.
July 14-July 20
The Quarry Near
Imagine Jesus quarrying you out of ancient rock. Imagine the
strong and loving touch of the Master Tekton as he holds you in his hands and
carefully shapes you into the perfect size and fit known only to him.
He Leadeth Me
view over the hillside was spectacular, yet ordinary. It was a view we would see
often in Israel, yet one uncommon in our Western culture. It was a view that
would reshape my thinking in weeks to come.
July 28-August 3
Living in the
We had been hiking around in the Negev desert of Israel for three
days. Much of the hiking was rugged, rocky, steep, and difficult. It was hot and
the country we hiked through was bleak and harsh.