Spring Testimony

I heard the first whippoorwill this morning before dawn. The rising sun spotlighted dogwoods, white against the just greening grass, and it seemed as if the azaleas erupted over night into mountains of color.

Spring! New life. Rejuvenation. Rebirth. Awakening.

What a perfect season for the Resurrection!

Jesus entered this world in its winter – 400 years without a prophet. Four hundred years of silence from Heaven.

Then, God Himself appeared in Jesus, His Son.

For 33 years, Jesus walked this Earth, giving us a picture of the Father.

My sin called for His sacrifice, and His cross stood in the darkness of sin bearing the Light of the world.

But death could not stop God! Jesus arose, and in His resurrection, He brought us the opportunity to live, not in the winter of this world but in everlasting Spring.

Every flower, every bird, every new leaf gives testimony to His resurrection power.

So do I.

Acts 1:8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

II Timothy 1:8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Photo – Dogwoods, Beth Mims

Comments

4 comments on “Spring Testimony”
  1. Nancy Ruegg says:

    Such a beautiful meditation! I love your thought that the new life we witness each spring gives testimony to God’s resurrection power. The reminders are everywhere, aren’t they, shouting in celebration of our new life in Christ (2 Corinthians 5:17) Thank you, Beth!

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    1. gracespeaker says:

      Thank you for reading and celebrating with me ( and all of creation)!!💕

      Liked by 1 person

  2. scribelady says:

    Thanks for this devotion.

    It’s still awesome to think that God Himself was willing to come to earth as His Son, and then died for us, and then rose again (because it’s not possible that God, the Creator/ Redeemer, could stay in the tomb). How good and wonderful!

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    1. gracespeaker says:

      Creator/Redeemer! I like that!

      Like

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