My Bible Reading Challenge is 89 percent completed! This week has been a “Gospel” week! Reading through the Gospel books – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John- has kept my heart nearer the Cross. I trusted Jesus Christ to be my Savior when I was nine years old. The Cross was very real to me as I realized my sins had been nailed to a Cross. As years go by, it is easy to “know” what Jesus did for me, but to let the amazing work that He began in me become an annual fact rather than a daily celebration of new life!
In my Bible Reading Challenge 60, part of the challenge is reading straight through from the beginning of Genesis to the end of Revelation on a faster than normal schedule. Finally reaching the New Testament in my reading is a point that delighted me. The day that I “crossed over” into the New Testament, I happened to be reading my Bible at our family dining room table. The Saturday was unusually and thankfully quiet. The winter air was chilly outside, yet there was a warmth I felt from the sunshine pouring in the nearby front window. With my handy dandy phone, I took a picture to record progress and to display where the ribbon marker was in relation to the whole Bible. When I reviewed the picture, I realized that the shadow of the window panes pictured a cross over my open Bible. Thus, I titled this post “The Cross Point.”
HIDE ME BEHIND THE CROSS "Lord as I seek to serve You, May You find in me what's pleasing to Your heart. I leave my will at Calvary, Taking on a nature humbled by Your scars. For I know it's only through Your love, That who I am is hidden by Your grace. Let my Read More