Thursday, 3 December 2015

Fire (December)

Be in readiness to put your fire action plan into effect. This is Australian English for ‘leave’. Summer is a word meaning bushfire season. Once it began after December, now anytime before. Fire is, understandably, common in Scripture. Fire is sent against the wall of Tyre and “devours her stronghold.” For what is property? When in Scripture is fire not literal? Fire is shut up in Jeremiah’s bones. The Lord appears amidst fire. Spirit is fire. I may give up my body to be burned, but if I have not love, it avails me nothing. That is, be in readiness…

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