Forever, O LORD, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens.
Your faithfulness endures to all generations;
you have established the earth, and it stands fast.
By your appointment they stand this day,
for all things are your servants. Psalm 119:89-91
Sixty-six books, 40 authors, yet God-breathed, 2 Timothy 3:16,
The Bible reveals a love so deep men and women cannot grasp its totality. We watch this love unfold as God breathes into Adam and gives him life. We see God walking with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden in the cool of the day – the way it was meant to be. We frown as Adam and Eve eat the forbidden fruit and hide from God. We marvel when God promises One who will pay the price for their sin and the sins of future generations, so that their relationship will be restored with God. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Cling to God’s Word
The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God. Luke 1:35
“What? The Holy Spirit who overshadowed Mount Sinai when God gave Moses the Ten Commandments is going to overshadow me? I’m just a poor girl from Nazareth, engaged to a humble carpenter.”
“Nothing is impossible with God,” said Gabriel.
“Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. Luke 1:37-38
Dirt-poor. Wrong neighborhood, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?”
Soon-to-be pregnant. Unmarried.
Nothing is impossible with God.
Overshadowed by the Holy Spirit.
Bless the Lord, O My Soul!
Lovingkindness and truth have met together;
Righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Psalm 85:10
From winged artists’ palettes to fragrant nectar, from heavenly light and color displays to rolling hills and flatlands, our Father’s artistry and character shine forth as righteousness and peace kiss each other and spill onto the earth and all its inhabitants. May your Thanksgiving be filled with abundant delights as you meditate on the blessings our Lord has bestowed upon you.
So many unspoken sacrifices for our freedom. Thank you to our active duty military members, our veterans, and their families. Please thank a military member, a veteran, and their families for their services.
My daughter, Kristin, and I had the privilege of following Keith across the globe as he served in the Air Force.
We’ve lived in the Pacific, in Europe, on the East Coast and the West Coast and in the middle. Although Kristin and I were not active duty military members, I felt as though we served our country. I had dreamed of a degree … but that was delayed. I had dreamed of a career … but that was delayed. Our priority was to keep the family solid … to support Keith as he did his part to preserve the freedom of America … the freedom of Americans who would never know the sacrifices we made.
The unspoken sacrifices.
I remember Kristin’s response when a new acquaintance asked her where she was from. Her reply, “No where.” You see, we moved every two or three years. She felt like no…
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