Wednesday, February 25, 2009

jump like calves

I just love the way the Bible uses descriptions and pictures to help us understand it's teachings.

Listen to Mal 4:2 "Whether here on this fallen Earth or in the splendor of a new one I know I will see the sun of righteousness rising with healing in its wings, and we will go out and playfully jump like calves from the stall."

I have seen calves who are freed from their stall, they do jump! My grandfather had calves, I loved to watch them run and jump when they are free from captivity, free to run to jump to play!

I read this today in the context of healing from times of suffering or a period of hurting. What a blessing to believe that no matter how tough things may get, God always provides deliverance and healing. When we turn to God's Word healing comes. God's creative way of describing the joy He brings in Malachi is an awesome promise that made me smile when I thought of being back on grandpas farm!

No comments: