We begin life dependent on our mothers for everything. From birth, though, we begin to separate from them. As we grow older, we become progressively less dependent on our mothers. When married, the Bible speaks of a man leaving father and mother and cleaving to his wife. (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5; Mark 10:7; Ephesians 5:31) […]
In Psalm 144, God uses David to record a very blessed situation for a nation or any group of people. In verses twelve to fifteen, He describes blessings that all of us would love to enjoy: “That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner […]
A lot of Christians struggle with knowing that the Bible is 100% accurate. Although we believe that the Bible is true, we sometimes see things that don’t seem to agree with our perspective. One simple example is Jonah and the whale. The Bible refers to Jonah’s animal as both a whale and a fish at […]
I have often heard that our ultimate goal as believers is the glory of God. Yet, for years, I have been confused as to the meaning of this phrase. If I am to ‘give God all the glory’, then is it something like praise (sharing with others how great He is)? Clearly, glory and praise […]
In Ezra 7:9, we see that “according to the good hand of his God on him,” Ezra came to Jerusalem. A life with God’s hand on it can be described as a blessed, happy, abundant life! In the next verse, we see a simple outline that is connected with the idea of Ezra’s having God’s […]
Today is Ezekiel’s fifth birthday! We are so blessed to have him and excited to see what God has for his future!
February 2nd was Tirzah’s birthday. We started this special day of remembrance by looking at pictures. Later, we traveled in the cold and a little bit of snow to her grave, where we laid out flowers and birthday cards. We prayed, sang, and ate lunch at the grave. It was a happy time of remembering […]
Friday, October 3, is Danielle’s birthday! Don’t forget to wish her a happy birthday and shower her with gifts, words of affection and birthday cake!
Today is National Day where we are. Because of this, we are enjoying a few days with no work! We are looking forward to taking family pictures tomorrow and visiting a scenic river the day after!