What to Wear
Posted on August 26, 2019 by America's Keswick in Victory Call
Some years ago, I attended a wedding. While waiting to meet my sisters for lunch a few days prior, I went into a nearby store. I found a really nice dress on sale. I scanned the tag and found it to be on sale lower then the price tag had reflected. I went to try the dress on only to find that the zipper was damaged. Since then I have been looking for another dress, but my mind keeps going back to the “perfect” dress with the broken zipper.
Colossians 3:12-17 reminds me about the things I am to put on everyday, not just for special occasions. We are told to “put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering, bearing with one another and forgiving one another as Christ has forgiven you, above all these things put on love, let the peace of God rule in your hearts, be thankful, let the word of God dwell in you richly, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus giving thanks to God the Father.”
Am I more disappointed in not having the perfect dress when my outer self does not reflect that I have put on what glorifies Jesus Christ? Like the dress that looked so right but had the broken zipper, I can be careful to look just right but end up in need of some repairs from the inside out.
2 I will say to the LORD,
“My refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust.”
Written by Kathy Withers Kathy Withers is on staff at America’s Keswick and serves as Director of Partner Care. Kathy has been married to her husband Dave for 30 years. They have two adult children. Kathy is active in her local Church and teaches a Bible Study for women. Her passion is to encourage women to deepen their walk with Jesus Christ by finding and living out the truths of God’s Word.
Think About This: “We must have the glory sink into us before it can be reflected from us. In deep inward beholding we must have Christ in our hearts that He may shine forth from our lives.”
This Week’s Verse to Memorize: Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend into heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in hell, behold, You are there. – Psalm 139:7-8
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