I appreciated how he dealt with not keeping to his plan. He just laid it out there. It happens, but he strives to maintain the routine because he know he is effected by it.
Here are some things this practice has taught me:
1. I have learned how important it is to pray Scripture over my children. It is broadening out my prayers for the girls more than what I naturally would think on my own.
2. I am reminded how important a routine is for kids. If I feel like it is late and try to skip this part of the prayers, she lets me know.
This tradition makes the bedtime routine long, but it is also very rewarding having this one-on-one time with them after being gone at work all day.
Maundy Thursday reminds us of what Jesus went through leaving His glory and taking on our sins. Check out aspects of the service and how it can grow faith.
The voice of God, even when exposing sin, offers hope and life. The voice of the enemy comes to steal, kill and destroy. Whose voice are you listening to?
Most of us want happy, comfortable lives, but is this what God wants for us? Do we have unbiblical goals in prayer? Are you praying for the right things?
As Christians we are supposed to confess our sins to one another. But is that it? It doesn’t seem to help. What is the importance of accountability?
The Word of God most definitely means the Scripture, but it also means so much more. Looking at the book of Hebrews we pull out the writer’s intentions.
The importance of confession is not for the forgiveness. We confess our sins in order to walk out our forgiveness.
I was burdened about this bill last night and early this morning after hearing that the 60 votes had been obtained. I have also been burdened as I have thought about Jonah. Jonah was called to speak out against the wickedness of Nineveh, but Jonah disobeyed God because of lack of love for the Ninevites. He wanted to see them perish (Jonah 3:10 – 4:2). I am becoming convicted that when I stay silent I am running from my own Nineveh.
For those who have yet to hear, the Village Church pastor, Matt Chandler, has gone into surgery this morning to have some of his right… Read More »Facing Adversity and Fear – Matt Chandler