Oh the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer! We look forward to the slower pace...to vacations...trips to the pool or beach! Many of our good intentions, like keeping up with school work, taking a computer class, organizing desks and closets, _[fill in the blank]_ ... all go by the board!
Years ago, I taught Precept Bible studies at the same time as home schooling my two children. (I know, what was I thinking?)
After doing the intense, disciplined Bible study all school year, I would look forward to "relaxing in the Word" during the summer. How about you? Does the idea of "relaxing in the Word" appeal to you?
Then how about joining me in a restful devotional time in the glorious book of Colossians for the next several weeks. Here's how I described Colossians on our church website (follow the link for more information on this study):
The Mystery of Christ: A Workshop in the book of Colossians
Do you realize that the Sovereign Creator of the Universe became a man in the Person of the Son? He lived a perfect, sinless human life, became sin for you and me, died on the cross, rose from the grave, ascended, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father. Now by grace through faith, He lives His powerful, resurrection life in and through you...as you! All to His glory!
That's the mystery of Christ...and that's the book of Colossians!
As the month of July begins next week, why not put aside a few moments each day to spend time with the Lord on your patio, your deck, or even in your room. Grab your Bible and a journal! Open to the book of Colossians, and meet Him there in all His sufficiency!
Next Week: The Mystery of Christ: Reading Week