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Why Do I Dig Jesus?

July 6th, 2007 · 14 Comments

Why Do I Dig Jesus? A Cup of Tea With Me wants to know.

I didn’t know that there was a Jesus meme, but apparently there is and I’ve been tagged for it. That’s okay, because I do “dig” Jesus. (I actually don’t use the word “dig” much, except when referring to the digg site. I’d say love.)

Here are the rules:

  • Those tagged will share 5 things they dig about Jesus.
  • Those tagged will tag 5 other bloggers.
  • Those tagged will provide a link in the comments section here with their name so that others can read them.

Here are the five things that I love about Jesus:

  • I love Him because He first loved me. Romans 5:8
  • I love Him because He walks with me through the valley of the shadow of death. Psalm 23:4 (I got to experience this firsthand last Winter as I sat by my Dad’s bed as he lay dying.)
  • I love Him because He gives me strength. Philippians 4:13
  • I love Him because He is always with me. Matthew 28:20
  • I love Him because He is holy. Psalm 99:9

Now it is my turn to tag five more bloggers:

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Tags: Faith · Meme

14 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Melly // Jul 6, 2007 at 12:55 pm

    Wonderful list. I just love the scripture references too!

    Like you, I do not normally use the word “dig”. Well, I did back in the ’70s, but I do not anymore. 😉

    Anyway, thanks for participating. I really enjoyed reading your list.

  • 2 Laura // Jul 6, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    Thanks Melly! Yeah, I used the word “dig” in the ’70s (should I admit to being alive back then?), but I can’t remember the last time I actually used it in normal conversation.

  • 3 Jordan (MamaBlogga) // Jul 6, 2007 at 4:02 pm

    I use the word “dig,” but only in a self-ironic, post-modern way 😉 .

    Sunday seems like a good day to “dig” Jesus, so I’ll get my response up then!

  • 4 Laura // Jul 6, 2007 at 10:31 pm

    Thanks Jordan!

  • 5 Angel Mama ( Pearls of Wisdom) // Jul 7, 2007 at 2:06 pm

    Dear Laura,

    Wonderful post and list! I will have my response up this weekend. Thanks for including me.

    Smiles and Blessings,

    Angel (Angel Mama ) ():)

  • 6 Laura // Jul 7, 2007 at 2:44 pm

    Thanks Angel Mama! I’ll look for your response.

  • 7 Why I "Dig" Jesus | MamaBlogga // Jul 8, 2007 at 1:16 pm

    […] I’ve been tagged by Laura at OpinionMom to share 5 things I dig love about Jesus. I’ve been obsessing over this list because I want […]

  • 8 Angel Mama ( Pearls of Wisdom) // Jul 9, 2007 at 4:02 am

    I finally got mine up . Thanks for thinking of me.

    Smiles and Blessings,

    Angel ( Angel Mama ) ():)

  • 9 Laura // Jul 9, 2007 at 12:27 pm

    Hi MamaBlogga and Angel Mama!

    I loved your posts. Thanks for contributing.

  • 10 Randa Clay // Jul 10, 2007 at 6:13 pm

    Wonderful list Laura. I especially like the first one- in the end, it is THE reason we love Jesus. We couldn’t even begin to love Him if He did not first love us and turn our hearts toward Him.

  • 11 Laura // Jul 11, 2007 at 1:53 am

    Thanks Randa! You are so right.

  • 12 MommieTown.com // Jul 12, 2007 at 11:57 am

    I LOVE your list and scripture references! ANY day is a Wonderful Day to digg Jesus, not just Sunday as one commented… I will “digg” and honor and worship Jesus Everyday of my life.

    Thank you for this post. Isn’t our God a Good God??!

  • 13 Laura // Jul 12, 2007 at 1:04 pm

    Welcome Mommietown.com! I’m glad you enjoyed the post.

  • 14 MommieTown.com // Apr 2, 2008 at 8:19 pm

    Great site! I love visiting you… : ) I need to be updating my blog and SOON. ~~

    God Bless You and Yours.

    Bobbi



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