September 10, 2012
"There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ. We are today accepted in the Beloved, today absolved from sin, today acquitted at the bar of God. Oh! soul-trasnporting thought! ....
Let present privilege awaken us to present duty, and now, while life lasts, let us spend and be spent for our sweet Lord Jesus."

Grant and I had both bookmarked parts of this devotional from C.H. Spurgeon's Morning & Evening. That last line in particular just stuck in my mind for weeks. What is the meaning of today? Oh, yes! To spend my time, effort, money, thoughts, and words for Jesus. So, am I being used up today? Good! That's the whole point.

Since I loved this quote so much, I designed a new print for our kitchen. We love it.

6 comments:

Jordan and Jandee said...

the painting you have hanging below the print was hanging in my house all through my girlhood -- I've always loved it. So fun to see it in your house.

Ang said...

love it! did you just print that on your home printer or did you send it off somewhere?

Renee said...

yes...please tell how you designed it! love the quote!

Alix said...

Hi Summer,

I don't remember how I originally found your blog, but I've been following you for a while now and figured it was time to comment!

I absolutely love this quote and the beautiful print that you made. Like everyone else, I would love to know how you made it and where you got the frame. It's such a wonderful reminder of our calling in life-- not to comfort or to safety, but to spend ourselves out of love for Jesus. Thanks for the motivating words!

Bryant said...
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Bryant said...

Hey! I recognize that "Our Daily Bread" painting! It's really fun to see it on your blog. I can even see the "patina" on it as it had some scrapes on it from its rough life to the thrift store.

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Hello, I'm Summer. A people-loving introvert whose hope and life is in Jesus. His promises are my passion and my ministry is homelife. This blog is a place for me to write about everyday things. Especially food. My favorite thing to do is sit around a table, lingering over a long meal with good conversation. I live with my husband and our 2 littles. We like blizzards, thrifting, grammar, guacamole, cheerful hearts, nice manners, good movies, and making simple, real, nutrient-dense food.

"If Christ be anything, He must be everything."
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