By Jeanette Berry,
Spring is one of my
favorite seasons of the year. New little buds on the trees
and new-born lambs bouncing near their mothers. Flowers
begin to pop through the ground and I am reminded that Jesus said
in Revelation 21:5, "...Behold, I make all things new..."
I love new things.
New babies; new clothes; new places; and (with some reservation)
new experiences. Anything new excites me. I enjoy the
freshness of a new dress. I love learning the customs of
cultures new to me, and places that are new to me. As I read
the Word of God I realize that for the Christian there are many
When we were saved
we became new creatures and now walk in a new way. Like a
new baby, we grow and learn. The new way is similar to being
in a new country. It is different from the ways we were used
to. The road is more narrow, but we have a Guide and we know
our destination is Heaven. In fact, Revelation tells us it
is a new Heaven and a new earth. We sing a lot on this new
way. It is a happy song, but one day we will even sing a new
song. Then from a women's point of view, a happy thought, we
will have new clothes,---the robe of righteousness. There's
When Tom calls me
Jeanette, it is usually serious. I like the special names he
calls me---and me alone. Revelation 2:17 tells us we will
have a new name and it will be so special that it will be known by
one one else.
New creature, new
way, new song, new clothes, new name, new home, "...Behold I
make all things new." Can you imagine?
So next time I
start getting that longing for new shoes or a new dress, I
think I can be very Scriptural. Like a type of things to
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