Skip to comments.Amy's Place .. Poetry and Potpourri .. July 5-6-7-8, 2005
Posted on 07/04/2005 11:57:41 PM PDT by JustAmy
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Love the second "haircut sign"... posted a short note on Finest.. I am bushed Vic.. hope you are doing well hon..
I had a great day, thanks. How about you?
I'm doing good, Dolly, thanks. Don't work too hard.
Hey .... meet the big swinger!!
Marissa is spending the night with my Michael and my Sis.
I was tired and fell asleep at 8:00. LOL
American writer Mark Twain was known for his wit and charm. On a trip to Europe he was invited to dinner with a head of state. When his daughter learned of the invitation, she said, "Daddy, you know every big person there is to know except God." Sadly, that was true, because Mark Twain was an unbelieving skeptic.
That daughter's comment should cause us to ask ourselves if we know God. We may be blessed with life-enriching friendships, acquainted with a wide circle of important people, but do we know God? And is our knowledge of Him more than second-hand information or speculation, the things we might read in books?
Jesus wanted His disciples to have an intimate knowledge of God. He prayed, "This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent" (John 17:3). This knowledge is intensely personal, and is gained only through a deep, prolonged friendship. Indeed, the knowledge referred to in this text and elsewhere in Scripture is compared with the intimacy of husband and wife as they become one (Genesis 4:1).
We can have that knowledge as we spend time talking with God, reading His Word, and sharing His love with the world. Vernon Grounds
Deeper and deeper I go;
Seeking to know the reason
Why He should love me so. Smith
© Renewal 1942, Zondervan Music Publishers
It's not enough to know God with your head; you must know Him in your heart.
How Can I Know There Is A God?
What Is A Personal Relationship With God?
Happy Tentth of July.
I will be posting mostly at the Finest. I will ping you and hope you will bring some poems there.
Thank you for your many contributions to Amy's Place.
It's not a straight cut at all, and it's still long. I gotta pic, but I'm afraid to show you. You'll probably laugh.
Mornin', everybody ! Happy Wednesday!
81 degrees right now, headin' for 98 today.
In my supplication I only ask this day That you will give Your Love to those I love To increase my sphere and to make it strong How could I forget the source of all eternal grace How could I turn From Your light, Your face? Forgiveness for my wandering Answers to my pondering All I have to do is ask All I have to do is know. Jehovah, You are my heaven.
Thank you, LifeOrGoods.
That is beautiful. I thank you for sharing it with us.
Instead of a daily thread, I will be posting a Poetry and Potpourri thread at A Few of FR's Finest once every 6 weeks or so. Some of our poets are now posting at the Finest. I hope you will join us there; may I add you to my ping list?
This is an interesting site and your words of encouragement are wonderful!
I have a general question that someone reviewing this site might be able to answer. I see so much spiritual poetry signed "Sper", but I have been unable to determine the identity/history of this poet.
Can anyone help?
Hi Terry, yes Sper means Spurgeon a great Christian writer. here is a google link.
His writings are very uplifting, we often use his writings in Bible study, very insightful.
I post coffee and the Daily Bread everyday at the Finest thread.
Most of the poetry written at Amy's place is now posted there.
Amy had to give up the thread daily and now posts when she can at The Finest.
I'll ping you to todays Daily Bread.
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