It is not what God needs to do for us, but what we can do for our King, no matter how small, uncomfortable and unpleasant it might be.

But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. Psalm 33:11 We visited the Vatican on a hot July day, along with thousands of tourists from all over the world who swarmed into St. Peter’s Square. As we shuffled our way down one gallery of the Vatican museum, it seemed impossible to appreciate the contents. I peeked over heads, trying to capture the essence of the vast collection of tapestries lining the walls. I strained my neck to look at the paintings, resembling carvings, which covered the ceiling. Then one tapestry caught my eye. In it, soldiers held swords overRead More →