Tuesday, May 19, 2009

In Other Words Tuesday



“What if I stumble, what if I fall? What if I lose my step and I make fools of us all? Will the love continue when my walk becomes a crawl? What if I stumble, and what if I fall?”Chorus from the song, “What if I Stumble?“Artist: DC TalkAlbum: Intermission: I have stumbled, and fallen many times in my life, and my walk has definitely become a crawl before. Did the love continue when my walk became a crawl? Yes, it did, praise God. You see, God does not expect perfection from me, He knows I am only human. He waits, and watches, ready to catch me when I fall. When the moment arrives, and I fall to the floor, He gently picks me up, gives me a good cleaning, and sets me on my feet again. This is life, I am going to mess up, and failure will happen. But, God grants me mercy, and forgives my failures. When my Momma died, and I became a cutter to try to ease my pain, I was truly crawling on the bathroom floor when my Father pulled me into His lap, and forgave me, and comforted me, as only He could. Yes, the love continues, never doubt that my friends.

26 comments:

MiPa said...

Bless you dear heart! Isn't it wonderful that the love of our Father doesn't stop no matter what we do. Have a beautiful day.

His grace is sufficient. said...

Praise the Lord that His Love is unconditional.

Sandi said...

what a great post. I never gave thought to the crawl. I always acknowledge the fall and God picks me up. However never took time to think about God is with me when I crawl.

PW said...

Thanks so much for those tender words. ((((((((HUGS)))))))))

Pilar Stark said...

And praise God for that!

Karen said...

Failure happens doesn't it. What a wonderful thing we have in Jesus that He so willingly and unlovingly pick us when we find ourselves crawling along life's paths.

RCUBEs said...

Yes, His love endures forever...Thank you for this encouraging post and praise the Lord that you have discovered the strength that comes from Him, the forgiveness, the comfort. Now, you are encouraging others as you were encouraged first by the Lord. Blessings and love-Rosel

Samantha said...

Thank God that he is always there
and loves us through all ! Thank you for this encouraging post, sweet Denise.

Denise Hughes said...

What a beautiful image of our Lord waiting and watching, so He can catch us, clean us, and carry us. Thank you for sharing today.

Denise Hughes

Oh Sew Good said...

Sometimes I've been so flat on face in the mud, I don't even have the strength to crawl. All I can do is just lie there, face in the dirt, until He picks me up. :)

Jensmere said...

Thank you, sweet Denise for your testimony to God's unfailing, never-ending love!

Bless you,
Susan

Debbie said...

Denise, I appreciate your transparency with us. Our Lord is so forgiving and grace filled, isn't He? Thank you for sharing this.

Laurie Ann said...

Denise, thank you for such inspiration and encouragement for today. Great take on this quote!

Jules said...

AMAZING, isn't it?! LOVE YOU, my friend!!

Bernadine said...

Beautiful song Denise. Thanks for sharing. I'm so grateful that He loves us unconditionally.

IRENE said...

It's so good to know this. Desperation is of the evil one and such bad adviser!

Hi! I'm Grace said...

Our Father God does not look on what we did, He looks at Jesus in our hearts. That's what is important to God. There is nothing in us that would be enough to please Him. Jesus in our hearts, that what please God in us.

bp said...

I'm so glad He's there to pick us up no matter what. Great post.

Daphine said...

Beautiful post!

Esthermay said...

Yours, Denise, is a true testimony of God's Amazing Grace. The "crawl" truly is the human condition in which we find ourselves. For some of us, the "crawl" just takes on more dramatic flavor. For us - the drama only serves to PRAISE the one who picked us up!
AMEN
Thank you for sharing....
~esthermay @The Heart of a Pastor's Wife

Mary said...

Absolutely wonderful, Denise. Please drop by my Writing Nook. I have an award for you.

Blessings,
Mary

Lisa said...

That is very encouraging Denise. I think when we fail we try to hide from God as Adam and Eve, not realizing He has an unconditional love and that is when we need to draw nearer to Him. I love you friend.

Caroline said...

Thank you for those encouraging words. I have been feeling I keep failing my Lord so much but it is good to be reminded that He is merciful and knows we are human and He keeps piking us up, never tiring.

Serendipity said...

Praise the Lord for His unconditional and everlasting love!

Billy Coffey said...

Amen. This was so good for me to hear tonight...

Seeking Grace on the Narrow Path said...

Wow! God is so very 'THERE'! Thank God for His tender mercy! You are right my friend; we will not be perfect on this earth. Thank God for sending His Son Jesus; Only He is perfect and He is our Keeper! Love you, my friend.
In God's Hands,
Bren