Isaiah 49:1-3 And He has made my mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of His hand has He hid me and made me a polished arrow; in His quiver has He kept me close and concealed me.
It came from wondering what these kinds of verses meant that made me ask the Father about the Sword mentioned here or the Word of God as a two-edged Sword in Hebrews and – what does it mean to us as Christians. The vision and knowledge came piece by piece that one of the edges is truth and the other edge is grace and that the blade itself is Love (I have yet to find out what it means in verses like Psalm 42:10 where it is used in unrighteousness). Having found that so many Christians were willing to speak the truth (though not necessarily in love, Ephesians 4:15) they never seemed to add the grace of God to that truth. Just as an example, Rhinos are being killed for their horns, this is truth, so if Love conquers all things why can it not conquer this cruelty based in barbarism and false knowledge, so we add the grace of God in prayer:- Continue reading “Truth, Grace and Love”