Memorize & Meditate: Hebrews 12:1

As I studied Daniel's life for last weekend's post, I was reminded of the importance of faithfulness, patience, and perseverance in the Christian life. It's not a sprint; it's a marathon of which we run a part every day. Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Hebrews 12:1

Old Soul Quotes: Respect

In my church bulletin last Sunday was a beautiful quote on respect by Ausonius, a fourth century Roman poet and teacher. I decided to feature it and other quotes about respect in this week's post. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Respect

Memorize & Meditate: Isaiah 54:10

When the tragedy and injustice of the world seem overwhelming, I turn the news off and turn to the promises of our dear heavenly Father. This is one of my new favorites. For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Isaiah 54:10

Memorize & Meditate: I John 5:13

I've encountered a number of well-intentioned people through the years that feel it's presumptuous to believe we can have certain knowledge of our salvation and eternal life. "We can't know for sure," they say, "we can only hope..." But our good Father promises we can know: if we have believed in the sacrifice of his… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: I John 5:13

Memorize & Meditate (& Celebrate!): Psalm 60:12

It's my daughter's fourteenth birthday today. Happy birthday to Shae! I delight in the godly young woman she has become... ...from the little princess she once was. She still gets as excited about any sort of food now as she did then! In honor of this special occasion, I'd like to share Shae's favorite verse.… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate (& Celebrate!): Psalm 60:12

Memorize & Meditate: Romans 14:19

As so often happens in Scripture, a short verse can contain powerful truths. This verse leaped off the page when reading my daughter's post about peacemakers last week. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another. - Romans 14:19 Do you have a Scripture memory… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Romans 14:19

Memorize & Meditate: Matthew 6:19-21

Recently I've been reading The Treasure Principle, by Randy Alcorn. The book's theme verses are this week's Scripture memory selection. What a wonderful reminder to give here on earth so that we will have more to give Christ in heaven! Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Matthew 6:19-21

Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 24:3-4

On our kitchen wall is a sign with these words, reminding me of what it takes to establish a Christian home, filled with the kind of wealth that will last forever. Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 24:3-4

Memorize & Meditate: John 13:14, 15, 17

At times, it can be difficult to be patient in meeting the needs of my family when I have my own deadlines and tasks to deal with. Today, however, I was reminded that being a servant to those we love is part of the joy of being a Christian. If I then, your Lord and… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: John 13:14, 15, 17

Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 43:5

I was so encouraged by this verse from Sunday's Old Soul Quotes that I chose it for this week's Scripture. My prayer is that it will be a blessing to you all as well! Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 43:5