Monday, February 23, 2015

One Word, Five Voices: Covenant

The word "covenant" feels like such a serious word, doesn't it? The gravity of it makes me want to immediately lighten the mood with a joke or something. But when you really think about it, a covenant is pretty serious. It's a promise, yes, but it's way more sacred than any run-of-the-mill, ordinary promise—it's a promise from God.

Take a look at this verse in Isaiah for example:

"Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed," says the Lord, who has compassion on you.
— Isaiah 54:10

Whoa. Pretty serious, right? That's some mighty BIG love. Such a giant promise of love and peace that even mountains could shake and it couldn't be stopped. That's what we were promised, friends. 

Every single one of us

We weren't promised an easy life without struggles or sadness or pain, but we were promised that even through all of those things, even in the darkest of places . . . we'd be held. We'd be loved.

Today, may you rest in the knowledge of how very loved you are—no matter what. 
Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland

1 comment:

Heather said...

Love the Isaiah verse. Thanks for sharing all the Iceland pics. Beautiful.