Friday, August 12, 2011

LOC FAF Victorious Love

While looking through an old Hymnal, I was inspired by the title of this hymn - Victory, Great Victory.  While I have never actually heard the Hymn I certainly love the title and as a Christian, it is a topic that is close to our hearts.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
Romans 8:35-37

This scripture is specific telling us that we have been made MORE THAN CONQUERORS - in all of the trials listed, not just in one or two situations but in any and every situation we face.

The cause of our victory is specific - through the blood of Jesus Christ.  Christ's death on the cross brings us victory, it is not due to anything on our part but the shedding of the blood of Jesus.  There is more power in one drop of His blood than any weapon that the 'world' has created.  All the riches in the world not be enough to purchase one drop of the blood that was shed for our salvation. 
Today, when we are acutely aware of the power sources available to mankind and the blatant displays of them, we can find peace in the knowledge that
in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
Romans 8:37

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometheven our faith
1John 5:4

I have used Layers of Color Fleur Heart, Backyard Birds, Flowering Gems, Nature Walk and The Love Chapter art stamp sets for this creation...
This card is for the following Challenges:
AiFactory - Anything Goes
Craft Us Crazy - Anything goes in August
Delightful Challenges - Things with wings
Little Red Wagon - bird
Make it Monday - always Anything Goes
There's Magic in the Air - Animals
Dream Valley Challenges - Distressing
Sassy Studio Designs - Distressing
Charisma Cardz - Distressing
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  1. This is just stunning. Beautiful colors on that bird.

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous! Love how you used an old hymnal page for your background and the colors you used just pop. Beautiful card! So glad you joined us this month fot the Anything Goes challenge at AiFactory.

  3. Totally Gorgeous Card!
    Thanks for joining us at TMITA/Paper Cupcake this week. Good Job!

  4. Definitely AMEN to those thoughts, my friend - His blood is truly victorious!
    Beautiful card too :-) Love the way you have stamped directly onto the music.

  5. Great card, really pretty!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  6. Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week! Such a lovely card! Emma x

  7. Wow, so cool! Thanks for playing along with SSD!

  8. Gorgeous card Linda, beautiful colouring with the bird!

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

  9. Gorgeous card! Love the distressed edges :-) Thankyou for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  10. Hiya, what a wonderful card! thanks so much for playing at charisma this week hugs carlyann xx

  11. wow!! Linda this is soo gorgeous!!
    thanks for joining us at Charisma this time would love to see you next time too

  12. beautiful creation! Thanks for sharing with us at Charisma for our Distressing challenge! :) Gemma x

  13. Beautiful design and such encouragement! Thank you LInda!

  14. Stunning card! Love your distressing and the colors are wonderful! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.



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