“And to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.” (Revelation 19:8)
“Neither sugar nor salt tastes particularly good by itself. Each is at its best when used to season other things.
Love is the same way.
Use it to “season” people.”
(Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration)
“Who His own self (Jesus Christ) bare (or ‘offered up’) our sins ‘in His body’ on the tree (or ‘cross’), so that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by Whose stripes (or ‘bruises’) ye were healed” (1 Peter 2:24).
“Most assuredly I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.”
“I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.”