Wednesday, November 18, 2015

All That is Lovely and Beautiful

In Christ is a marvelous combination of all that is lovely and beautiful. Whatever virtue or grace that was ever witnessed in another was fully, preeminently in Him.

The faith of Abraham, the godly fear of Isaac, the meekness of Moses, the patience of Job, the holiness of Isaiah, the devout prayerfulness of David,  the integrity of Daniel, the sincerity of Nathanael,  the fervency of Peter,  the zeal of Paul,  the tenderness of John.  

All these, in their brightest colors, shone forth in Him, who was full of grace and truth. In our measure, let us follow Christ in this beautiful harmony of Christian graces. Let no part of His character be left out of sight. This coat of many colors which was worn by our Joseph may be also upon us His brethren.

[George Everard]

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John 1:14 ... And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

Song of Solomon 5:16 ...  His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

1 Peter 2:21 ... For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:❤