4.10.2012

He makes all things new










He's making me new.
Washing me in grace.
Fresh starts.
New dawns.

And I'm ready to hope again.
How can I not hope
when Jesus loves like this.
How can I resist
when He sees my struggle
and never once condemns.

I hold myself back,
unworthy of His holiness.
But He draws closer
and He covers me.
Always covers me.
His cloak about my shoulders.
Trading places.
My sin for His righteousness.

He paid for it all.
Spilling blood as the highest price.
And He knew what He was getting.
Knew my failures, 
knew my faults.
And still He says,
"I did it for the joy you are to me."

My heart cannot contain this love
can't even begin to understand it.
But I'm giving myself up to it.

11 comments:

ginanorma said...

SUCH endearing pics and happy easter and sweet poem!

Sarah said...

I love this! Your children are so sweet. I'm excited to start fun traditions with my kids. I found this neat thing on Pinterest where you make a resurrection garden. You make this cute garden in a flower pot of the tomb and on Easter you move the stone door. It's so sweet and hands on for kids.

- Sarah
A Girl In Transit

Southern Gal said...

Amen.

Sweet photos as always.

carissa at lowercase letters said...

amen!

you and yours are just so gorgeous. i always adore how you capture your life with the camera. beautiful photos.

Mary said...

this is so beautiful.
i'm so thankful for His sacrifice for me and His never ending love.

Small Town Joy: said...

So sweet!

Have a great week!

Rachel~Wildflower Photography Studio and a little bit vintage said...

beautiful post...lovely captures! :)

Kelly said...

your posts always make me smile.
thankful that he makes us new.

BARBIE said...

Beautiful my friend!

Cara said...

Hi sweet lady! I found your blog via .turning pages. and am SO GLAD that I did! I love finding sisters in Christ who blog; it's truly like finding a diamond in the rough. I'm your newest follower! xoxo

Anonymous said...

Typed in the google search bar "he makes all things new." Was really needing to read something like this! Love love the beautiful poem thank you, thank God :-)

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