The winter landscape is beautiful when you gaze on white, glistening snow. You experience God’s majesty as you view His creation.
Winter, however, also brings cold, rainy, dreary weather and you wonder if the sun will ever come out.
Both describe the winter season.
Sometimes our lives feel the same way. We can have glorious highs with the Lord but also deep valleys.
When I walk in our yard during January, at times I’ll see daffodils emerging if we’ve had an unusual warm spell. Occasionally you can even see the flower buds.
Daffodils are extremely resilient. They survive frigid temperatures without any injury to the bulbs. For me, daffodils proclaim the promise of spring because they always bloom no matter how many storms they’ve endured.
The “promise of spring” is also crucial in our spiritual lives.
Like daffodils, Bible scholars say there are more than 8,000 promises in the Bible.Continue reading