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Daily renewal even at 54

My reading today was 2 Cor 4–one of my favorite chapters in the Bible and a passage which surely fits the passage of yet another year for me.  Today, I celebrated my third 18th birthday and the following words of Paul in 2 Cor 4:16-18 are encouraging to me.

16 That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our inner man is (spirits are is the wording in New Living but I prefer the phrasing of inner man) being renewed every day.17 For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!18 So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.

  1. Charlie
    May 12, 2009 at 7:57 pm

    Happy third 18th! May God give you a fourth and then some.

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