10 As the rain and the snow
come down from heaven,
and do not return to it
without watering the earth
and making it bud and flourish,
so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater,
11 so is my word that goes out from my mouth:
It will not return to me empty,
but will accomplish what I desire
and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
12 You will go out in joy
and be led forth in peace;
the mountains and hills
will burst into song before you,
and all the trees of the field
will clap their hands.
13 Instead of the thornbush will grow the pine tree,
and instead of briers the myrtle will grow.
This will be for the LORD’s renown,
for an everlasting sign,
which will not be destroyed.”
God promises that His Word will accomplish its purpose. And what is His purpose? To bless you and give you peace. To give your fruitfulness an expected end.
Because people misunderstand man’s inhumanity to man for God’s ways, they do not comprehend the goodness of God. God is good and His nature is to do good to all of His creatures. If you see this, then the verse for today will make perfect sense to you.
And if you do not see it, then my prayer for you this season is that you may begin to recognize God’s good purposes for you. Please pray with me that you may open your eyes see.
“Father, reveal to me your good intentions towards me, and help me to appreciate your goodness. Amen”
Carol: Good King Wenceslas
Fun things: Books on wheat craft weaving. Some of the wheat ornaments are so pretty that you may want to create some this year. I know it intrigues me!