anchor hold

When the water is churning and you’re unsure of the wind you often wonder if you can rely on the anchor.

“Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be intimidated. Don’t give them a second thought because God, your God, is striding ahead of you. He’s right there with you. He won’t let you down; he won’t leave you.” Deuteronomy 31:6

Meanwhile, the eleven disciples were on their way to Galilee, headed for the mountain Jesus had set for their reunion. The moment they saw him they worshiped him. Some, though, held back, not sure about worship, about risking themselves totally.

Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: “God authorized and commanded me to commission you: Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you. I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:16-20

Are you holding back or are you going to trust the Anchor?

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4 thoughts on “anchor hold

  1. “about risking themselves totally” that’s it isn’t it? Fear and selfishness. Truth in word and art. Love those colors and texture. God is stretching you in beautiful ways.

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