Do We Know This?

by | Mar 18, 2012 | Uncategorized

On most days, I turn off the alarm, stand under rain in a box, pull up my jeans, slip on my shoes and enter another day He gave me.  But it never even occurs to me that I also awoke with the same power that raised Jesus from the dead.

And what if I did? Remember . . .



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  1. Sylvia R

    Hi Shelly,
    Was excited to see my linky get parked next to yours. You have so many good things to say. And you did here again today. Yes, if only I would remember this with all my heart! There’s so much in Romans 8, isn’t there? I think I’ll put this verse on a card next to the coffee pot!! Thank you for beauty in truth and new-life photo.

    • Redemption's Beauty

      What a nice thing to say Sylvia. I once was part of an internship with my husband shortly after we got married and we studied Romans 8 together. I remember it being a pivotal, eye opening time for everyone. Hope you have a great day.

  2. Sharon O

    I love the rain in a box, had to think about that one.

    • Redemption's Beauty

      Silly, isn’t it? I wrote that without thinking about it too much.

  3. Ruthie

    WOW. GREAT photo and GREAT verse. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog!

  4. Amy

    I don’t remember often enough 🙂 … sadly the first thoughts are of what I need to do or how well I slept. This week, I’m going to wake and REMEMBER to have this be my first thought! Trying to live out “You in the fitness: not your native tongue” (

    • Redemption's Beauty

      Me too Amy, but I woke up a bit different this morning. And I hope I will wake up that same way tomorrow. So nice to meet you.

  5. mountain mama

    oh lovely…the shot and verse!! and amen!

  6. Shanda

    What a wonderful thought: that that same power that raised Christ is with us every moment.

  7. Elizabeth

    I love this photo and verse pairing, and you’re right, I need to remember.

  8. kulasa

    you just reminded me of a very important thing…to thank the Lord for each day and to keep touching lives….God bless…

  9. charinabrooks

    Thankful for each day Shelley and everything that comes with it.

  10. Sandra Heska King

    And what would/could happen if we remembered that we’ve got the power? (Giggling at the rain in the box.) Hugs to you today.

  11. Denise

    Ahh…yes…remember and seeking to live it.

  12. Maureen

    Wow – sobering thought, so much we take for granted, assuming we are in control. Ha!
    Rain in a box – very clever, a fun image, another little item we take for granted. Thanks for the reminder and the fresh perspective.

  13. Katie Lloyd

    I’m definitely guilty of just going through the motions most days…I’m guessing if I woke up with this thought every day, I’d be much more intentional with my time!

  14. Barbie

    I would call that “walking up on purpose”! Great pondering thought my friend.

  15. Child of God

    Wow, that was good! Thanks!

  16. Deidra Riggs

    Love this. So much power in just a few words.

  17. Dea

    If we remembered that one truth…we would rise and then fall— straight to our knees.

  18. Joanne Norton

    It’s so true. This is one of the most difficult everyday promises and descriptions of our spiritual life we can hardly comprehend. And, yet, it is so true and is drawing us closer and closer to our Dear Father.

  19. Kerry Rivard- Allor

    Powerful verse with the photo today!! Always enjoy your posts Shelly!

  20. jeannedamoff

    I love that scripture! I started praying it over our son fifteen years ago when he was in a coma, and I still do to this day. More than any other verse, this one boosts my faith to pray for the physical needs of believers. Thanks for pairing it with such a lovely visual.

    • Redemption's Beauty

      Wow, that is powerful Jeanne. I am assuming that your son is okay now? Thanks for leaving such an inspiring comment.

  21. Floralba

    A powerful reminder of the ONE who has poewr over death and the significance of that same power that abides in we who LIVE to worship HIM!

  22. debra elramey (@elramey)

    It really takes this same spirit who raised Christ from the dead to wake me up mornings;-)
    Then it requires the magic potion of double expresso (made by my husband) to get me moving. Every good and perfect gift comes from the Father above!

      • Redemption's Beauty

        Oh Debra, that really touches me. I pray it encourages her.

  23. Kati

    Such a pretty picture and scripture! Love it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting!

  24. simplystriving

    I have been thinking about this since I got it in my inbox…I LOVE IT. I have never thought about it. and now I can’t stop. Thank you, dear friend.
    I have nothing to add. just wanted to say thank you.
    all for Him,

    • Redemption's Beauty

      Nikki, I usually read the verses for the day and then pick one that stands out and it was like God highlighted the words the more I read them. I am thinking about it too. Thanks for being here with me.

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