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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Press Toward the Mark or De En Ob De Race

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Here's a good word that Sister Cheryl gave me today:

Philippians 3:12-14

As Paul said, “Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

And here's that same message in the beloved Gullah language:

A ain say A done do all wa God wahn me fa do, an A ain say A done come fa be all wa A oughta be een God eye. Bot A da try wid all me haat fa mek dat prize me own, cause Jedus Christ done mek me e own. Me Christian bredren, fa sho, A ain yet win dat prize. A ain all wa A oughta be een God eye. Bot one ting A da do. A da do all dat A able fa do fa git ta wa dey head ob me. A ain pay no mind ta nottin dat done pass. A da try wid all me haat fa git ta de end ob de race, so dat A kin git de prize, fa lib een heaben weh Jedus Christ da call me fa lib wid um.

God Bless You Cheryl!

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Just Beautifully said, I just want to thank my Gullah brothers and sisters.

Cheryl

Mary said...

Yes, God bless!

Alicia Michele Benjamin said...

Cheryl,
May God bless their souls....they're our ancestors!!!!

Alicia

Alicia Michele Benjamin said...

Mary,
Peace to you.
Alicia