Sowing each day
by grace alone
We are all waiting for a harvest.
We long to see God’s good fruit bear throughout our world, our relationships, and our own sinful hearts. But God is always patiently working. I write words in order to remind myself of the glorious truths of who our God is, what he has done, and what he has promised us even while we wait.
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It’s easy to be disappointed. From the big to the small, we’ve become hardwired for distrust. The shirt we just bought snags and the thin material creates a hole. Our new piece of furniture is immediately scratched and peeling. We scour reviews looking for reliability right along with the return policy. This doesn’t end with consumer products, either. Our social media feeds or Netflix binges may delight for a moment, but we know even they never leave us full. Eventually the sugar high wears off, and our stomachs are left aching for more. Will anything give true satisfaction?
Enter: the menstrual laws of the Old Testament. No, seriously.
Here I raise my Ebenezer, here by thy great help I've come. The words slip out through my lips as the melody runs on, but my head is not so sure. Raise my Ebenezer? Impossible. I can't raise my Ebenezer for it’s tied to the surface of my flesh. The pillars of scar...
Do you ever feel the pressure to craft perfect answers with your kids, a mentee, or a friend? I know I have often felt the tug of wondering if I've said enough. Our current climate of hashtags and tweets tells us we have to say it all right now, but I don't think...
I'm pausing today to pray for my brother in Christ, Tim, his wife Aileen, and their whole family. May Christ comfort and hold you and all those who are suffering. Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart...
My name is Brianna Lambert. I’m a wife, mom to three sweet kids, and a writer. I write for fun, I write in order to worship, and most of all I write with the hope that a sentence or a phrase might cause you to glory a little more in the Lord who made and redeemed us. Click here to find out more about me and how this blog came to be.
We can rejoice that the God who provided means for our justification is just as invested in providing for our needs of sanctification. We live by his grace alone.
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