A taste of FAITH, a touch of LAUGHTER.
Day 29, An Attitude of Gratitude
Dec 29, 2012
Today I am thankful for the 5 senses, sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell, true gifts from our Creator.
I am blessed by being able to see a sunset, or watch my grandchild, to hear a beautiful piece of music, or listen to birdsong, to touch the hand of an elderly person in one of the lodges or hug a friend, to taste a good meal or enjoy a delicious dessert, to smell the flowers or even the scent of the sea……
What wonderful treasures we are free to enjoy! Such gifts! These are priceless…….and they ought to reach the deep places of the soul. They ought to make us ponder and wonder about the One who created them.
I’m reminded that we have a Saviour, God in the flesh, who walked on this physical earth in a human body, who could be seen and heard and touched
1 John 1:1-4 ESV
“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us— that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.”
I’m reminded that God’s word says we can “taste” God. Have you ever tasted the goodness of God?
Psalm 34:8 ESV
“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!”
I’m reminded that in God’s word it says we have an “aroma” 😉 No, not what you are thinking…..but what it says in scripture!
“In the Messiah, in Christ, God leads us from place to place in one perpetual victory parade. Through us, he brings knowledge of Christ. Everywhere we go, people breathe in the exquisite fragrance. Because of Christ, we give off a sweet scent rising to God, which is recognized by those on the way of salvation—an aroma redolent with life. But those on the way to destruction treat us more like the stench from a rotting corpse. (2 Corinthians 2:15, 16 MSG)
God’s word is strong, but needful. It is the truth. Our senses can bring both pleasure and pain, delight and offense.
God is real, folks, and some don’t find that pleasant to hear. It is a stench in their nostrils. However, to those who love Him, He is the sight, taste, sound, feeling and smell of the sweetness of eternal life.
Do you know Him today? Are your senses alive to Him? Come and taste and see that He is good 🙂
“And He made from one [common origin, one source, one blood] all nations of men to settle on the face of the earth, having definitely determined [their] allotted periods of time and the fixed boundaries of their habitation (their settlements, lands, and abodes), So that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel after Him and find Him, although He is not far from each one of us. For in Him we live and move and have our being; as even some of your [own] poets have said, For we are also His offspring.” (Acts 17:26-28 AMP)
Why not seek Him and find Him today? You can know the One who made you so beautifully….
❤ ❤ ❤