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.








Daisypath Anniversary tickers


Lilypie Kids Birthday tickers


Lilypie Kids Birthday tickers


Lilypie Kids Birthday tickers

Love Bug

Lilypie Kids Birthday tickers


Lilypie Kids Birthday tickers


Lilypie Fifth Birthday tickers

Healthier Me!

LilySlim Weight loss tickers

Disney Dream Cruise with Mom!!!

Daisypath Vacation tickers

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Thankful Thursday!

Today I am VERY thankful for friends!  Yesterday I was able to have a good long conversation with my dear pregnant friend whos baby is coming in a month or so!  Sometimes you just need to talk to a friend and be able to 'vent' but what is best when they can understand and walk with you through it!  Thanks L!

Last night we also were able to meet with our Pastor and his beautiful wife.  We had them over for supper and were able to 'bounce' some things off of them.  It was such a blessing to have someone to go to for godly counsel and wisdom!  We appreciate them more than they can ever know.  Have you ever met someone and shortly after meeting them realize that it just 'works?'  Well we met these wonderful people and their amazing kids in the middle of July and it seems like we have known them forever!  It is very much a blessing!

~Was there ever a time in your life where you felt trapped by circumstances and unable to escape, yet somehow things worked out?  Praise God for His steadfast love and His promise never to desert us.!~

It seems we may be in a couple of those 'trapped' circumstances.  We are praying for God to work in all three areas!  I am sure he will, we just need to learn the lesson He is trying to teach along the way.  But both our Pastor and wife & our friends J and L have been a blessing to us at this time!  I am thankful for friends!