Missouri's 7th District, U.S. House of Representatives




God is Making Me More


Giving vivid and meaningful emphasis to the characteristics of a human being created in the Image of God.

1. Serving to express; the act of forcing out by pressure, as juices and oils from plants.
6. In music, the tone, grace or modulation of voice or sound suited to any particular subject; that manner which gives life and reality to ideas and sentiments.
7. Theatrical expression, is a distinct, sonorous and pleasing pronunciation, accompanied with action suited to the subject.
n. The power or force of representation; the quality of presenting a subject strongly to the senses or to the mind; as the expressiveness of the eye, or of the features, or of sounds.

Webster's, 1st ed. 1828

I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church,
Colossians 1:24

I express in my life the character of Christ and His sufferings, through which He demonstrated His love for His people. For the sake of the elect, I draw on the energy of the Spirit to give life to the Image of God in me, so that others may come to know Him.

Because I study God's Law, I am acquainted with the full range of human behavior and emotions. Because I obey God's Law with all my heart, soul, mind, and strength, I communicate the character of God to others with unusual perspicacity.

I express my joy over righteousness with vibrant color; my hatred of sin with stern and determined warning, and my readiness to serve with open invitation. I communicate solidarity by rejoicing with those who rejoice, and weeping with those who weep.

Expressiveness heightens my testimony for the Lord.



In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.
-- Ephesians 1:11-12

I will meditate in Thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. I will delight myself in Thy statutes: I will not forget Thy Word.
-- Psalm 119:15

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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