Daily Verse

"How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from you commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you." Psalm 119:9-11

Why do we try to conform God to our will? Live in His word and know true joy.

"Make me to know your ways, O LORD, teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old."
Psalm 25:4-6

God reveals the truth of our time and all time to us through Scripture.

"The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the tstimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple: the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the LORD are true, and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb."
Psalm 19:7-10

All the laws in all the books in all the libraries of the world are but a footnote to the law of God.

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways ackowledge him, and he will make straight your paths."
Proverbs 3:5-6

To know and understand God comes not through our intellect, but through the wisdom given to us by the grace of God.

"My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart."
Proverbs 3:1-3

Don't measure success by society's standards. Use Christ as your measuring stick.

"The the LORD answered Job our of the whirlwind and said: 'Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding, Who determined its measurements - surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? Or who laid its cornerstond...?'"
Job 38:1, 4-6

When we measure God by our limited standards, we attempt to measure the elephant by weighing one strand of its hair.

"Philip said to him, 'Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.' Jesus said to him, 'Have I been with you so lon, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, Show us the Father?'"
John 14:8-9

Christ is God made flesh. If you want to know God, you must draw closer to Jesus.








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Friday, June 05, 2009

Free National Park Admission & a Give Away!

If you go here you will see that there are three weekends this summer where there are 100 National Parks across the country that will be letting you in free of charge. The first weekend in Fathers Day (June 20-21), the second July 18-19, and the last August 15-16. If you go here you will be able to see a list of the parks by state which are included in this! I am really excited about this, we are busy the July weekend, but since we live in such a WONDERFUL part of the country we have a few that are within 2 hours and several more within 5 hours from where we live. We already know that Devils Tower will be taken in one of the weekends! Check it out and see if there are any close to you that are participating...

Also, I wanted to give you a heads up...toward the end of the summer I am going to be having my very first give away. I am still looking for just the right thing, but you need to study up for your chance to win! Sometime in September I will be doing a post that will include pictures of clouds that I have taken through out the summer. The idea behind it is that when I see a cloud that is in a 'shape' of something I am going to take a picture, and the person to get the most correct (I will have the correct answers scheduled to post the very next day) will win something great. So while you are enjoying this summer, take note of the clouds and start practicing! I will send the item anywhere in the USA.

Countdown to my birthday: 19 days!