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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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Thankful Thursday

I am thankful for at least one faithful working computer in our house! I am again, using my husbands computer because my computer came back to me not working properly. If I am paying $45/hr for them to fix it, it should work when it comes back! So this means no pics on the blog until it comes back!

Now for the real ~ Thankful Thursday ~ post (that was just the appetiser!)

This week has been kind of rainy & dreary, which for most people would be bad...and on the Daycare front it is...our house isn't big enough to be trapped inside three days in a row! BUT, on the beauty of God's creation is GORGEOUS!

I had an eye doctor appointment last evening and did some grocery shopping afterward and on the way home I wished that I (#1) Had my camera to take pictures for you, not that I could upload them anyway! and (#2) could have stopped and taken it all in for just a few minutes or so! The way the rainy spring clouds were blowing over the beautiful hills was just AMAZING! Now I have tooted the "We live in the most beautiful place EVER" horn probably a million times on this blog...mostly because we do...but seriously folks, this was absolute WONDER! God's work at its FINEST!

The other side of having some wonderful spring rains is that everything around here is green, blooming and just plain lovely! I love Spring, it doesn't beat Fall in my eyes...but it is a close second!

I am so thankful for this wonderful Spring-like weather!