He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. - Colossians 1:15-16

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Five Minute Friday – My Beloved




He is the Beloved Son of God
Christ Jesus
In Whom the Father is well pleased

His is my Beloved Savior
Who laid His glory aside
In order to become a man, my Kinsman

He is my beloved Sin Bearer
He paid the penalty for my sin
So that my sin debt was marked paid in full

He is my Beloved Redeemer
He ransomed my soul
From the slaved master called sin

He is my Beloved in Whom I found freedom
Freedom from the guilt of sin, the power of sin
One day from the presence of sin

He is my Beloved God
Who dares to call this sinner His beloved bride
One day He will take me home to a place He has prepared


by Susan Wachtel
February 16, 2013

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!  Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.  Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.  And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.  1 John 3:1-3


It’s another Saturday morn and I participating in Lisa-Jo Baker’s Five Minute Friday writing challenge.  Head over to her website “Lisa Jo Baker Tales from a Gypsy Mama”.  Be sure to read some of the entries from other writers.  I can promise you that you will be blessed.

6 comments:

Deborah L. W. Roszel said...

Thanks for doing this, Susan. I'm a late contributor this time, so I was glad to find I'm not the only one who does Friday's work on Saturday.

The verse at the top of your post is the one that came to mind for me when I read the word "beloved" as our prompt. Being loved by our Beloved makes all the difference, doesn't it? I enjoyed your reflections on that. I hope you'll get a chance to read my thoughts, too.

Natasha said...

I am posting on Saturday as well! This was wonderful. Thank you for sharing.

Lauren Davenport said...

Lovely. Thank you for sharing this with us.

Wanda said...

To be the Father's beloved is at time hard to fully grasp all that really means. I always enjoy your 5 Minute Friday post Susan.

Ken said...

Hi Susan,
Awesome!!!
He is our beloved savior!
Blessings,
Ken

Mark Zellner said...

Beautiful reflections on the blessings provided within the cross of Christ towards those who believe on him. Thanks for sharing this.