God’s instructions to Ezekiel about his Prickly People assignment.
“And you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words. Do not be afraid, though briers and thorns are all around you and you live among scorpions. Do not be afraid of what they say or be terrified by them, though they are a rebellious people. You must speak my words to them, whether they listen or fail to listen, for they are rebellious” (Ezekiel 2:6, 7 NIV).
This passage isn’t a litmus test for how he treats me.
It’s a plum line for how I treat him.
“What’s it like to be married to me?” Linda Dillow
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV
I’m a God-tattoo.
“Can a woman forget her nursing child and have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you. Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands” (Isaiah 49:15-16).
Eve was the first in a long line of Control Freaks. I’m her great-great-great-great-great… granddaughter.
“To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire [desire to usurp authorty] shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.””
Genesis 3:16 ESV [note mine]