‘Even better than life, is the lovingkindness of the Lord.’

I repost this writing after a brother in Christ and wonderful witness of God’s love and hope went home to be with the Lord, on this day, 2 years ago. He is alive today in heaven with God and STILL inspires me everyday to put ‘Jesus First’. Thank you Paul Loures for your courage and continual hope in  God, as you battled a very difficult disease…

See God's Hand

“Because Your lovingkindness is better than life…” Ps. 63:3.

But there is so much pain with loss, when one’s life is taken, it is hard to ‘see’ the lovingkindness of the Lord.

But there are some lives that were so yielded to God, that are no longer here with us now,  but they have left an image in our minds that cannot be ignored or ever forgotten.  They left imprinted in our minds forever a visual of God’s word,

“Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips shall praise You. Thus I will bless You while I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.” Ps. 63:3,4.

Somehow, they were the very image of this verse, somehow they knew in the center of their being that ‘even better than life is the lovingkindness of the Lord.’

So, God has let me see this  with my own eyes. And…

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Author: tonirypkema

Wife to 1, mother of 11, daughter of 1. "The most amazing woman in the world." -Jared (son)

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