Friday, May 25, 2007

Underneath Are the Everlasting Arms


My Utmost for His Highest
May 24th
"He laid His right hand upon me." In the midst of the awfulness, a touch comes, and you know it is the right hand of Jesus Christ. The right hand not of restraint nor of correction nor of chastisement, but the right hand of the Everlasting Father. Whenever His hand is laid upon you, it is ineffable peace and comfort, the sense that "underneath are the everlasting arms," full of sustaining and comfort and strength. When once His touch comes, nothing at all can cast you into fear again. In the midst of all His ascended glory the Lord Jesus comes to speak to an insignificant disciple, and to say "Fear not." His tenderness is ineffably sweet.
Do I know him like that?

"There is none like the God of Jeshurun,
Who rides the heavens to your help,
And through the skies in His majesty.
The eternal God is a dwelling place,
And underneath are the Everlasting arms..."
~Deuteronomy 33:26, 27
"The Open Gate" picture by Steven Mitchell at Allposters.com

4 comments:

  1. I loved this
    "Whenever His hand is laid upon you, it is ineffable peace and comfort, the sense that "underneath are the everlasting arms," full of sustaining and comfort and strength."
    Thank you for sharing and great photo to. Have a lovely Saturday Clarice

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  2. Ditto Clarice -- I loved that eXcerpt as well. Gorgeous print too.

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  3. Beautiful words and gorgeous picture.

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  4. I've known this peace, have lived it. It is easy to be pulled on so that we are pulled out of this dwelling in peace. Remain it it and persue it!
    -donetta

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