In an effort to “keep my Greek,” as they say, I am working my way through translating Paul’s letter to the Colossians. Translating just 1 (maybe 2) verses a day, this is a tangible, doable way for me to stay in the Greek text. 394 more words
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“So shall we ever be with the Lord.”
— 1Th 4:17
Even the sweetest visits from Christ, how short they are-and how transitory! One moment our eyes see him, and we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory, but again a little time and we do not see him, for our beloved withdraws himself from us; like a roe or a young hart he leaps over the mountains of division; he is gone to the land of spices, and feeds no more among the lilies.259 more words
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And he shall be like a tree planted — not a wild tree, but “a tree planted,” chosen, considered as property, cultivated and secured from the last terrible uprooting, for “every plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up:” Matthew 15:13 .