Can you picture little bright eyed, chubby-cheeked Samuel in the temple showing honor to God by bowing down and worshiping Him? A three-year-old child fell prostrate before the Lord and worshiped Him! How precious is that! How can this happen? We understand “how” by studying Hannah, his mother. Samuel learned faith from his mother. While Samuel was worshiping the Lord in the temple, his mother, Hannah, broke out in a song of praise to the Lord. We must also remember that Hannah was doing something very difficult at the time she broke out in praise. This mother was called of God to surrender her child to minister full time in the temple of God. Can you imagine dropping your three-year-old child off to live permanently somewhere else? The deepest level of worship is when a person praises God in the midst of pain and sorrow.Continue reading
Do you make New Year Resolutions? I do! May your New Year be a wonderful year! On each day of 2014, may you and I be in child-like awe as we LOOK for the blessings from our Heavenly Father that He sends directly to us, His children! He loves you and me with an everlasting love! That fact makes me smile!
1. Resolved, that I will do whatsoever I think to be most to God’ s glory, and my own good, profit and pleasure, in the whole of my duration, without any consideration of the time, whether now, or never so many myriads of ages hence. Resolved to do whatever I think to be my duty and most for the good and advantage of mankind in general. Resolved to do this, whatever difficulties I meet with, how many soever, and how great soever.
Where did the tradition of Christmas tree lights come from? In the 1500’s, Martin Luther, turned the world upside down by teaching the Bible truth that salvation is not earned by good deeds but received only as a free gift of God’s grace through faith in Jesus Christ as redeemer from sin. Martin Luther is also credited as being the first person to put candles on a Christmas tree to represent “Jesus is the light of the world.”Continue reading
For me, Prepare Him Room is such an incredible ladies church event, that it has become an annual mother-daughter special time together.
Walking into the gorgeous room, the many round tables with exquisite Christmas table decorations and settings, will absolutely take your breath away. I have posted many of these incredible Christmas table decorations. Enjoy~Continue reading
At our Parenting Bible Study, the small group leaders had a panel discussion. I spoke on the need to encourage our children when we see Christ-like character qualities. Included is a list of definitions of character qualities that we used when our children were growing up. Let us teach our children to put off carnal attitudes and put on Christ-likeness.Continue reading