Posted in April 2012

April 30, 2012 – Never Change

They will perish, but you will remain; they will all wear out like a garment.You will change them like a robe, and they will pass away, but you are the same, and your years have no end.  Psalm 102:26-27   Back in 1992, I remember asking a financial planner regarding college savings for my then 1 year old. I told … Continue reading

Still, He is determined

Still, He is determined!!!– April 28, 2012- Mema Jeanne   For the LORD had determined to defeat the …so that He could bring disaster on …!   God morning, sweet friends!!! God never ceases to amaze me with how He inspires or encourages me with His word. Again, after reading yesterday, I just didn’t “see” … Continue reading

April 27, 2012

Thank You, Heavenly Father, for the gift of Your living Word. What a privilege it is to spend time with our Almighty God each morning digging deeper to know You, our Sovereign Lord! We lift our praises to You, Father. Thank You for sending us Your Son so we may have life, everlasting life. Help … Continue reading

April 26th….Psalm 73/77/78

I so enjoy reading the Psalms…they always seem to speak to my heart.  Today I am just going to post some words from each of today’s Psalms that spoke directly to me: 73 “Yet I still belong to you; You hold my right hand.  You guide me with Your counsel, leading me to a glorious … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 – Labels

 Because I bore him in pain. 1 Chron 4:9b     Jabez. Pain. This is how his own mother labeled him. Imagine living like that. Jabez prayed to God that he would not live down to his name and God heard him.    His mother’s phrase caught my attention.    What are the things we bear in pain? … Continue reading

Rest

“…And I will give you rest from all your enemies.”  2 Samuel 7:11 The word rest draws many images in our minds and the Webster Dictionary defines it as “sleep…minimal functional and metabolic activities…freedom from activity or labor…a state of motionlessness…and so on.”  However, the definition in The New Testament Greek describes rest with words such … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 – Names in a Book

I was looking at my scheduled posts for today and Wednesday – and groaned: 1 Chronicles 1-2 today and 1 Chronicles 3-5 on Wednesday. Really? They’re mostly genealogies! Talk about a very, very dry reading.   But God’s word always gives us something if we are careful to look between the lines.    What do these names mean to … Continue reading

Not Much Difference in a King and a Mema!

Not much difference in a king and a mema–April 21, 2012   Well, I have to say that I had no idea what to write about with this section of reading. I asked myself several times, “What does God want me to get from this reading for today?” I couldn’t get anything on my own; … Continue reading

Forgiveness April 20, 2012

The verse that jumped off the page to me today was 2 Samuel 2:26 – Must we always be killing each other? Don’t you realize that bitten is the only result? When will you call off your men from chasing their Israelite brothers? Then Joab said, God only knows what would have happened if you … Continue reading