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Sunday~
"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.

Monday~
"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.

Tuesday~
"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.

Wednesday~
"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.

Thursday~
"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.

Friday~
"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.

Saturaday~
"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, February 11, 2010

Thankful Thursday

There is this thing going around FB about putting a picture of your spouse and you in your profile picture and then sharing how long you have been together!  Well as of today we have been married for 7 years, 6 months, and 1 day!  What a ride it has been...to go back over all of the things we have been through together in the 7 1/2 years both good and bad, wow, God has taken us through some amazing stuff.  But the most wonderful thing is that God isn't through with us!  He is going to continue taking us through trials and celebrations until our life on earth is done!  Which brings me to what I am thankful for!

Romans 10:9-10
"Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.  For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved."

A verse I memorized in high school to win a 5 disc CD player...but has stuck with me all these years (over 10!)  All we have to do is ask God to save us, accept the gift, and believe it with everything in our heart and we are saved from an eternity in Hell!  I am so thankful that you don't have to be one of a certain number of people, or have to be so close to perfect, or really have to do anything BUT believe and accept!  I can meet those qualifications and have done so!  Now I look forward to what God is doing in our lives!

I am thankful for Salvation!

But now, I will leave you with a picture from 7 years 6 months and 1 day ago...

1 comments :

A Joyful Chaos said...

Great post. Thanks for sharing.