Whom will you serve?
Yeshua (Jesus) is Christ, the only true Living God, the Lord God Almighty, Lord of lords, King of kings, my Savior, and my Faithful Friend. If you do not have a personal relationship with HIM, I encourage doing so. God is awesome and HE loves YOU.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Fly Into the Bosom of Christ
It is very sweet just to nestle down in the bosom of Christ, to be as a little child with Him. Those who come otherwise do not get near to Him but the child-like always find a close place in His heart. So the more like children we can be in our trust and in the simplicity of our faith, in humbleness of disposition, in willingness to do His will and to learn of Him, the nearer to Him shall we get, and the more shall we enjoy of His love.
Some years ago, as I was passing along one of our streets one afternoon, I heard a fluttering of birds over my head and, looking up, saw a little bird flying wildly about in circles, chased by a hawk! The bird flew down lower and lower, and then darted into my bosom, under my coat. I cannot quite express to you, the feeling which filled my heart at that moment that a little bird, chased by an enemy, had come to me for refuge, trusting me in time of danger. I laid my hand over the bird, which nestled as quietly and confidently under my coat, as a baby would in a mother's bosom. I carried the little thing along for several blocks until I thought the way was clear of danger, and then let it out. It flew away into the air again, but showed no fear of me. Ever since that experience, I have understood better what it is to fly into the bosom of Christ for refuge and safety in time of danger, or in time of distress.
All this helps me to understand better what it means to Jesus when we, hunted and chased by enemies, or suffering from weakness or pain, fly to Him and hide ourselves in His love.
That is all we need to do, just to creep into the bosom of Christ, and lie down there, with no fear, no anxiety, but with simple trust.
[J. R. Miller]
Matthew 18:4 ... Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Psalm 91:1 ... He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 Corinthians 6:18 ... And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.❤