But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”— 1Corinthians 2:9 ESV
This morning, that verse jumped into my thoughts as I was looking at his creation. I do enjoy getting up early - I've mentioned before I miss my quiet times.
My morning started around 6 and as I was looking out the window watching changes taking place I thought I had better grab my old friend~
It took some time (from 7- 7:30) to take the first three shots. It was pretty cool out while watching the clouds rolling over the mountain, I was trying hard to capture what I was seeing. However, pictures don't seem to do justice to the beauty and to the moment. Sometimes taking pictures isn't that easy, at least at times it seems to be that way. :)
Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him. Isaiah 64:4 NIV
The clouds did come rolling in and while moving faster it started snowing - flowing into lower elevations. We face storms sometimes; we see them coming from the distance like clouds rolling in. As they're picking up speed we see them nearing us - that lower elevation.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12 NAS
There's so many things happening in this world - things which aren't pleasant to see. Daily were are being ever reminded of the injustice out there. But as birth pains of labor the Bible tells us these things are to come. But don't lose heart my friend, always rely on the Lord.
“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered or come into mind." Isaiah 65:17 ESV
Now just as there are bad things out there that we see and hear - there are many things we don't see and hear that are good, and of the Lord. Our hope is in Him! Our strength comes from Him! Our peace and comfort - all that is good - He supplies every need.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23 ESV
When I look at the pictures I see the clouds - yes a storm was coming in fact, the clouds swallowed the mountain scape up and has now just lifted. In all of that I still see His beauty, His glory and His grace.