Cresting the Wave

CrestingWave“For I am the Lord your God, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar (the Lord of hosts is His name).” – Isaiah 51:15 NAS.

This is the God Almighty, all powerful, the great “I Am” expressed in Isaiah 51:15.   I used to love walking the beach in Bay Head, New Jersey in the early morning when the sun was just coming up in the east.   Listening to the waves roll in and looking for sea glass was a pastime of mine since I was a little boy.  Even when I go to the ocean now in my later years, this is one of my favorite things to do.  I would fill my pockets with different colored sea glass that had been furbished by the sea –frosted blues, aquamarines, pinks, reds, browns, whites, and greens.   Oh, what joy that was!  And then I would spread out all the sea glass on a table when I got home and would sort them by color and fill a jar with them to marvel at.  Does God marvel at you?  Are you recognized by the deeds of your flesh, as pieces of jagged glass, or are you evidence of the Holy Spirit at work in you to crucify your flesh?  Is the evidence of God’s waves – love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control?

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Copyright 2013 by Bill Hutzel

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