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Topic: Winter (the season) (08/13/09)
TITLE: Oh That Men Would Praise the Lord for His Goodness
By Mona Purvis
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Dazzling is a simple sapling clothed with gleaming coat of ice, twinkling in the morning light... nice.
<center><i>Be still and know that I Am God</i></center>
Precious is a teetering toddler bundled head-to-toe, waddling steps in falling snow.
<center><i>For of such is the kingdom of God</i></center>
Pleasing is a family fire burning warm within the room, flickering flame dispelling gloom.
<center><i>Faith...though it be tried with fire</i></center>
Savory is a simmering soup... hearty ladles filling bowls, feeding chilled and hungry souls.
<center><i>...And, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.</i></center>
Gracious is a beloved book read aloud to listeners keen, spilling words of plot and scheme.
<center><i>...Whatsoever things are lovely.</i></center>
Cozy is a swaddling sweater tickling noses, keeping warm as drafts it closes.
<center><i>...That they might touch but the border of His garment.</i></center>
Wonderful is a winter's walk stimulating senses, creating mood for mending fences.
<center><i>...Until seventy times seven.</i></center>
Beautiful is a snowflake's scene covering sod, embracing grace from the heart of God.
<center><i>For God so loved the world...</i></center>
Majestic is a mountain's mantle frozen white, reaching for Heaven from its height.
<center><i>...If ye shall say unto this mountain.</i></center>
Priceless is a glittering gift wrapped in foil, presenting a treasure without toil.
<center><i>...When he found one pearl of a great price, went and sold all that he had.</i></center>
Cold, hard and harsh have left me barren and alone and forced my need to seek. For it is in winter I have come to know Him.
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