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Can You See your Faith through Wispy Clouds?

By Vincent Johnson
12/7/2013 (3 years ago)
A Blest Life (www.ablestlife.com)

God's mercy endures forever.

I think every once in a while we need to have a 'Faith' check. What is our capacity to believe and trust in God? Here's something that may help you.

'And then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.'  Mark Ch. 13 verse 26

'And then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.' Mark Ch. 13 verse 26

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By Vincent Johnson
A Blest Life (www.ablestlife.com)
12/7/2013 (3 years ago)

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Keywords: Faith, Trust, Love, Belief


MOORESVILLE, N.C. - A December morning in the South: 66 degrees with a cold front moving in. I looked up and saw some wispy greyish clouds blowing low, across the sky. I thought of the many paintings and pictures that show the Trinity, or Jesus, Mary, or any other combinations in glorious context. I thought about the gospel of Mark Ch. 13 verse 26; 'And then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.'

In the most Ignatius-like manner I pictured this in my mind and thought if I or others were to witness this, what it would be like. I think those that would count themselves as faithful believers would be swept away in awe, love, and praise. Those that have been 'lukewarm' in a sense would be freed of doubt and have their live totally converted in a moment. Those that never truly believed would have to be completely changed, having a sense of sorrow over their 'unbelief'.

The thought of why God does not reveal Himself in that way each day may be a question some people have; 'then everyone would believe!' While that is a great thought, the reality is that God has purpose as to what he does and what he doesn't do. One thing to remember is why we are here.

God's mercy endures forever.


God has given us a free will to be able to choose good or evil; to choose the higher nature which is of God, or our lower nature which is of the world. In these choices we have consequences - we either make sure of our calling to be with God for eternity in His glorious love; or to separate from Him - forever. The good thing is God's mercy endures forever. He is present through the sacraments to forgive, to empower, and to nourish body and soul. 

I know for some this isn't good enough, but that is what faith is all about. Trusting that whatever God does, whether we understand it or not, will be what is best for us all. So, this can be a 'faith check' what is our faith? What is our trust in God, who we can't see every day? Here's a question for you; do you believe that your spouse or parent will take care of you to the best of their ability - even if they aren't right in front of you? If you can have faith and trust in them; you should have so much more trust that Our Father in heaven will be taking care of you to the best of His ability!

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