For almost 100 years, a huge piece of flawed Carrara marble lay in the courtyard of a cathedral in Florence, Italy. Then, in 1501, a young sculptor was asked to do something with it. He measured the block and noted its imperfections. In his mind, he envisioned a young shepherd boy.
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Psalm 18:33,35-36 “He made my feet like the feet of a deer and set me secure on the heights. You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your gentleness made me great. You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip.”
Psalm 18:28-30 “For it is you who light my lamp; the Lord my God lightens my darkness. For by you I can run against a troop, and by my God I can leap over a wall. This God-his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.”
Psalm 18:25-27 “With the merciful you show yourself merciful; with the blameless man you show yourself blameless; with the purified you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous. For you save a humble people, but the haughty eyes you bring down.”
The disciples ask Jesus how do we work the works of God.
John 6:28-29 “Then said they unto Him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God"? Jesus answered and said unto them, "this is the work of God, that ye believe on Him whom He hath sent”. Jesus is saying that HE is the work of God.
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