And shall I pray Thee change Thy will, my Father, Until it be according unto mine? But no, Lord, no; that never shall be, rather I pray Thee, blend my human will with Thine...
How do we prepare our kids for the storms of life? I wanted to share some more from Steve Murrell and what he wrote about the practical, how-to of preparing our kids for the storms of life. Here is what he wrote as 3 Essential Foundations
I realize more and more how valuable those failures, injuries, challenges, struggles on the path of life are because they develop character and integrity and grit early on.
My behavior likely trends toward the decision with the fewest barriers...the easiest choice is often my first choice. Why? It's the path of least resistance.
How does your environment shape your behavior?
My prayer is that we would respond like our Heavenly Father, with His divine love as the natural outpouring of our mouths, hearts, and actions.
Karl Barth (1886-1968), a theologian, student of the Bible, and featured on the cover of Time Magazine's April 1962 issue, gave this advice in the 1920s to some of his theology students: Take your Bible and take your newspaper, and read both. But interpret newspapers from your Bible. Though the newspaper bit may be a... Continue Reading →
All people have value because they are made in the image of God. Therefore they are to be loved even at great cost. This is, of course, the whole point of Jesus' story of the Good Samaritan: Because a person is a person, they are to be loved at all cost.
This devotional is one that has influenced families all around the world. It was written in Ukrainian, translated into Russian, German, Chinese, and English so far. Thank you to Moody Publishers for publishing the English version, and providing a complimentary copy for honest review. We used this family devotional at times during our dinner conversations... Continue Reading →
"Heavenly Father, I delight in your Word. It is the lamp to my feet and light to my path, showing me how to live and revealing your Son, Jesus Christ. Increase my delight in your Word! And Father, when life gets busy, I pray that getting in the Word is not the thing that gets neglected. May I neglect other things, but never your Word, God."