Sunday, April 4, 2010

The Power Of His Resurrection

That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death...(Philippians 3:10)


The power of His resurrection presupposes that there has been a death, but the very resurrection-life leads to the Cross. The Holy Spirit in the power of the risen life is always leading you back to the Cross, to conformity to His death. It is the very property of life to rule out all that belongs to death. It is the very power of resurrection to bring us back to the place
where the natural life is put aside-fruit of living union with Him..
Death working for the greater fullness of life~is the positive side that.. not the fact that we are constantly being ruled out, and ruled out, but rather that of necessity that is being done in order that He may come in & come in...
That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection...",
and that means conformity to His death without utter destruction.
The end of the risen life is the Cross.
The Holy Spirit is always working in relation to the Cross, in order that the power of His resurrection may be increasingly manifested in us-


(Reflections taken from the book of Php. & the writings of T. A. Sparks)
A Blessed Easter to all -

20 comments:

Spiderdama said...

Beautiful words! And lovely pictures:-)
Have a great evening

ρομπερτ said...

Hope providing spirals of green. Impressive photography indeed. Please have a wonderful start into the new week.

JM said...

Your fern macro shots make me speechless! Absolutely beautiful!
Happy Easter, Regina!

The Write Girl said...

I hope you had a fabulous Easter...I wish I could fully grasp this post but I still find it quite intriguing and appreciate the wisdom. Take care.

Unseen Rajasthan said...

This is simply beautiful !! What a great post !! This is something unique ! Great..Unseen Rajasthan

Anya said...

Very touching lines
but so the truth !!!!
W_O_N_D_E_R_F_U_L_ . photo's !!

I hope you had a nice easter
:-)

Kilauea Poetry said...

Thanks to all of you.. I honestly appreciate this!
Katina, I thought of another way to put this as far as Resurrection. We know it brought us life- eternal to those who believe, but there is more.. death/dying, must occur in order for His "Life" to become manifest. The natural life just stands to oppose this progress or process- naturally (including much religious activity). (Christ is the sum total of divine order), so it's only reasonable that life has to be worked out in us.. but the difference here, is not relying on any natural resources to achieve it. I hope that helped?

Radka said...

Beautiful blog and photos, have a nice day Radka.

doro said...

Regina! Thanks for Eastern Wishes at my blog!! It was wonderful and I hope, that Yours was too!
Hugs!

Kilauea Poetry said...

Radka- greetings..and I apprecitate the great feedback..Doro, thanks!! I still feel like I'm behind..

Mountain Photog said...

Those are amazing photos, Regina! So sharp and detailed and the color is wonderful! Beautiful! Love your water and bird sounds. What a nice complement to your lovely photos. :)

Kilauea Poetry said...

Hey there, haven't heard from you in awhile!! Hope you and your family had a wonderful Easter! Thanks for your visit and the sweet words!!

Mountain Photog said...

Thanks, Regina! I've been busy with other things lately--life is just so daily! LOL! I've missed your incredible posts. :)

Kilauea Poetry said...

I know..I sort of stopped posting through the week just to get things done outside! I'm getting ready to post for (Weekend Reflections) (didn't get any sleep last night though- zip)!!Well, I hope your daughter is doing good too. Anyway, I'll stop by shortly. Thanks again- I appreciate that!

Mountain Photog said...

When one has many and varied interests, time management can be a challenge, to say the least. The garden, of course, should take priority. LOL! My daughter is doing well, thanks! It's been a long winter for her but things are looking up. Happy gardening!

thisisjustalovesong said...

oh i love ferns...i am thinking of putting them in my front yard in front of my verandah, either that or hydrangas.

Joyful said...

Beautiful photos and reflections at this most sacred time of year.

Kilauea Poetry said...

Thanks once again "Lisa..guess my husband has to use a fancy piece of machinery to dig that compacted dirt up. We generally have to have dirt brought in because of the lack. I'm still clearing out all the overgrown weeds. Thank you Joyful for this visit!

elvira pajarola said...

MAGNIFICIENT...cara Regina...just sublime.....!!!!
Ohhh, I read and catched up with your last and new posts; I was sooo busy!
I loved reading your "memories"....wonderful...thank you!!!

I wish you a happy and sunny weekend!
ciao ciao Regina elvira

Kilauea Poetry said...

Wow..I'm so grateful..thank you for your kind words Elvira!! They mean a lot! Wishing you a beatuiful weekend-

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