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God loved the world so that He gave.

May 21st, 2012 1 comment

God loved the World So that He Gave His only Son the lost to save That all who would in Him believe Should everlasting life receive. God is all about life.  God did not create life for death.  Death is a result of sin.  When God created the man and woman He instituted marriage.  Marriage promotes life.  God blesses marriage with children.  The family is given the opportunity to love one another which not only pleases God, but glorifies God. When our first child was born, I didn’t think I could possibly love another as much.  God gave us another   More…

In Jesus I Find Rest and Peace

May 10th, 2012 4 comments

In Jesus I find rest and peace- The world is full of sorrow; His wounds are my abiding-place; Let the unknown tomorrow Bring what it may, There I can stay, My faith finds all I need today, I will not trouble borrow. My daughter, Mary, had a dear friend at college.  This dear friend would cook a meal every week for the college students when they gathered for a Bible class.  This dear friend treasured the Gospel and loved to gather with others that treasured the Gospel.  This dear friend loved to encourage and be encouraged talking theology.  This dear   More…

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Steadfast Moms — Talking About Jesus

April 10th, 2012 11 comments

On my heart imprint Thine image, Blessed Jesus, King of grace, That life’s riches,cares and pleasures, Have no pow’r Thee to efface. This the superscription be:  Jesus, crucified for me, Is my life, my hope’s foundation, And my glory and salvation. Truly a God pleasing sinner’s prayer!   A Christian mother always has her child in her heart.  Therefore she has the need to teach her child what needs to be imprinted on his heart.  A Christian mother wants to teach Jesus to him.  She wants to talk about Jesus when she sits in the home.  She wants to walk with   More…

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Steadfast Moms — God’s Word among the tasks of the household.

March 6th, 2012 22 comments

God’s Word is our great heritage, And shall be ours forever; To spread its light from age to age Shall be our chief endeavor. Through life it guides our way; In death it is our stay. Lord, grant, while worlds endure, We keep its teachings pure, Throughout all generations. This hymn is a wonderful outline for advice and guidance in raising up a child, especially for mothers. When a woman becomes a mother, she doubts her ability to be a good mother. Verily she should doubt!  The Christian mother humbles herself before God and prays for guidance.  God’s Word tells   More…