What does God do with
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. John 15:16
Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; John 15:8
Have you ever wondered what God does with the fruit you bear daily?
Do you wonder if some of those Fruits of the Spirit you bear ever fall on good ground, get picked and used, or just fall by the wayside and go unused?
I don’t believe we who are true believers bear any unused or wasted fruit if we are truly walking in the Spirit and abiding in the Vine.
If we are bearing good fruit God can and will use it for His glory and it is not our job to wonder or worry about it.
Our job is to just be fruitful, bear good fruit, and leave the rest up to God.
That guy that walks dogs everyday,
Elderly man with head of gray,
Have you ever asked him
How to get to heaven?
The people on the street,
Each one you meet,
This poem was inspired by a quote on my daily calendar “The Grace of Encouragement” by Charles R. Swindoll.
I have had this calendar for many years and it has inspired me over and over.
I heard His words echo “Follow,
Follow Me” and my heart told me go,
Go, leave the chaos, Follow Him,
Him, who knows all there is to know.
Loop and Syllabic Rhyme
OctPoWriMo Day 11
My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.” John 10:27
Original Oil Slick photo by Leona J. Atkinson 2019
We shine so bright
His peculiar treasures
Bought by His Son’s sacrifice
And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
Malachi 3:17 KJV
“Eternity” Oil Slick original photo by LeonasDesigns 2019
Millions of lost souls
Afore eternity’s gates
Hearing the good news.
Blinded eyes see the Son, as
Tongues share the gospel.
whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.
2 Corinthians 4:4 NKJV
For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost. Matthew 18:11 NKJV
Tiny Handmade Journal titled “Thoughts” created by LeonasDesigns 2019
Christ, obedient to
Him, they become true, noble,
lovely, and admirable,
casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ; 2 Corinthians 10:5 ASV
Floating in the air
My thoughts can soon
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he...
Proverbs 23:7 KJV
Be careful with your thoughts.
“brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy–meditate on these things.”
Philippians 4:8 NKJV