What remains in the end

Renee Ann Smith —  February 19, 2014 — 13 Comments
Love Bible verses

I Corinthians 13, from The Message
“We don’t yet see things clearly.
We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist.
But it won’t be long before the weather clears
And the sun shines bright!
We’ll see it all then,
See it all as clearly as God sees us,
Knowing him directly just as he knows us!
But for right now, until that completeness,
We have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation . . .

Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly.
And the best of the three is love.”
Or say it this way:
“And now these three remain: Faith, Hope & Love.
But the greatest of these is Love.”
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Photo backstory: I probably should have posted this graphic last week. But since it never stops snowing in my state (New York) and love never ends, I figured it wasn’t too late to share 🙂 I created the graphic with an image from my account at rgbstock photos and the magic of PicMonkey. (Feel free to Pin, Tweet, download & share.)

This week I may be linking up with Miscellany Monday, WW Create with Joy, WW Catch My Words, WW That Suburban Mama, WW Ms Mystery Case, Wholehearted Home Wednesdays, Woman to Woman, WW Books & More, WW Mom’s Own Words, WW Stacy Uncorked, Jenny’s Wordless Wednesday, Mrs. Tee WW, Raising My Boys WW, Winsome Wednesday, Hope in Every Season, Wise Woman Wednesday, Works for Me Wednesday, WW @PD Mama, WW Blogspot, Imperfect Prose, WW 5 Min for Mom, A Mama’s Corner WW, Pea of Sweetness WW, Mama to 5 WW, Whimsy Wednesday, Juana Mikels Wednesday Link-up, Three Word Wednesday, Adorned from Above Wednesday Link Party, A Little R&R, Wake Up Wednesday, In Him We Live, Rurality Blog Hop, Thursday Favorite Things, Thriving ThursdayLittle Things Thursday, Hearts for Home, Thoughtful Thursday, House to Home Link Party, Raising Mighty Arrows, Share the Joy Thursday, Time Travel Thursday, Create It Thursday, Thrive @Home Link Up, Thought provoking Thursday, Grace at Home, Faith-filled Friday, Homemaking Hearts, Fellowship Friday, Friendship Friday, Freedom Friday, Womanhood w/ Purpose Friday Link Up, Essential Friday Link-up, Saturday Sharefest, Recommendation Saturday, Still Saturday, Sunday Snapshot, Heart Reflected, Fresh-brewed Sundays, Sunday Stillness, and The Sunday Community.

Renee Ann Smith

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I teach literature in a Christian high school by day and write inspirational fiction by night. I love to share heart-touching quotes and stories here on my blog. So glad you stopped by!

13 responses to What remains in the end

  1. Oh my gosh, what a powerful & beautiful visual! I am so grateful that I visited here today! Blessings!

  2. A beautiful image and one of my favorite verses! I love looking at scripture in different versions too. The Message and Voice have become two of my favorites.
    Thank you for joining us for Three Word Wednesday!! Blessings to you.

  3. A lovely graphic; I loved the thoughts and scripture. I am sharing this one.

  4. I love, love, LOVE this image with this verse. How timely also that I just started a study on the Fruit of the Spirit with my small people and this week we are focusing on LOVE. Thanks for sharing at Tales of a Pee Dee Mama.

  5. Your image (and verse) would make a beautiful card.

  6. Beautiful graphic and lovely thoughts expressed here today

  7. I think this is my new favorite! It really is exceptionally beautiful, Renee. Thanks so much for sharing your gift of creativity with us!

  8. Love abides forever! God help me to grow in your love! Thanks for sharing Renee, have a super blessed day!

  9. Those enduring words are so true each and every day!

  10. Such a beautiful picture, Renee. You are so gifted.
    Thanks so much for sharing at Essential Fridays.
    Mel from Essential Thing Devotions

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