God’s Love Gift, the Woman

The Bible begins with Creation and the marriage of a man and woman, Adam and Eve. The Bible ends with a new creation and the marriage of Jesus to the church, His bride. Throughout the Old Testament, God refers to His chosen people, Israel, as His wife. In the New Testament, the church is referred to as the bride of Christ.

Marriage must be important to God.

Could it be that God designed marriage to reflect
His love for His people?

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Thank You, Veterans & Military Members

Strong and courageous.

Our active duty military members and veterans have given their all to protect the freedoms that we Americans take for granted.

On this day, please thank military members, veterans, and family members for the sacrifices that they have made in order to preserve the freedoms that were so hard won.

And as you think on this day, say a prayer for them.

The LORD bless you and keep you;
the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;
the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

Numbers 6:24-26

Thank you to all service members, veterans, and their families!

Jesus Chose A Woman to Be the First Evangelist

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I loved him, but I couldn’t please him. I was so ashamed when he divorced me. Maybe I’ll please this man. No.

Five men. Five divorces.

I‘ll just live with this man.

The women snub me. They talk behind my back.

I’m so alone. Passed from one man to the next.

No friends.

God, have You also rejected me?

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Prayer Power

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“God, if You give me a son, I’ll give him back to You to serve You all the days of his life.”

This was Hannah’s prayer in 1 Samuel 1:11.

Have you pleaded with God? Really agonized in your prayer?

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Jesus in Me … Thankfully Read

I look forward to the evenings that my husband and I put on our walking shoes, grab each other’s hand, and step outside. As we enjoy the companionship of each other, we point out nature’s beauty, discuss the day, and share our dreams, disappointments, struggles, and hopes. My husband is my lifelong friend, servant leader, and lover of my soul.

We have another walking companion – a constant Companion in the Holy Spirit. This is the Companion Anne Graham Lotz has revealed in Jesus in Me: Experiencing the Holy Spirit as a Constant Companion.

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Happy Birthday, My Beloved

Adjunct Professor, Associate Dean, Registrar, Dean, ACBSP Accreditation Leader, Omicron Theta Chapter of Delta Mu Delta Founder, Study Abroad Cheerleader, Adopted Father of many, Air Force Veteran, Father, Beloved Husband, Faithful Friend, Marriage Servant, Awesome Speaker, Distinguished Professional, Recognized Leader, Degree Collector, Adventurer Extraordinaire, World Traveler, and much more – that is my man in all his splendor!

Praying. Serving. Loving.

I am so blessed by you and honored to walk with you on the path God has called you to walk.

Happy Birthday, my Beloved!