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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Monday, January 03, 2011

January 3rd!

On this day 9 years ago my Handsome proposed and I said YES!  What a fun 9 years it has been committed to you Handsome!  God has brought us through many tough times, but He has also richly blessed us.  I cannot put into words how thankful I am to have such a rock in my life!  Every day is an adventure but I know every day this man is going to be the leader of our home and a godly example to our family!  What a ride to have such an amazing man to walk through life with! 

Thank you for choosing me Handsome!  Thank you for loving me!  Thank you for becoming the best friend I always wanted....thank you for being YOU!

In 7 months and 7 days we will celebrate our 9th Anniversary...I still think it was so special of you to calculate the time between engagement and wedding day (yes, we had our wedding day picked out before he asked me to marry him...but my dad is a farmer, and we needed to make sure to plan around hay cuttings!) and how perfect, 7 months and 7 days!

While your attention to little details like that is not the same as it was then, we have added a few other details to our lives since then.  I look forward to each and every day that I get to spend with you.  You are an amazing husband and the best Daddy!  While I see you with Princess and Sunshine every day, I look forward to welcoming our cupcake into our family with you in just a few months!

I still say YES! 

Love you HANDSOME!