Last place

Mark 9:35 “…If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all.”*

IMG_0514

…..

He made himself last—

servant of all,

by shouldering

the weight of the world.

…..

God made him first—

Lord of all,

under is over

in God’s spinning realm.

…..

photo and poem by Patty Perkins

…..

Jesus put himself in the lowest position by dying on the cross for everyone’s sin. By slipping under the globe, when flipped around, He’s in His rightful place at top—exalted over all.

*The One Year Bible, February 28, copyright 1986, Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Illinois.

(Any advertisements shown are not from me.)

Advertisements

About Patty Perkins

I'm Patty, writer of the devotional blog, Beside Quiet Waters. I love writing, reading, and taking long walks with my camera. I've been married to my loving husband for 31 years and we have two college-age sons. I am thankful for a place to spill ink, in hopes of encouraging others to find daily hope and inspiration in God's Word. View all posts by Patty Perkins

5 responses to “Last place

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: