Stories of the Bible | The Birth of John the Baptist

This is the second-to-last post in this mini series about Jesus and John the Baptist. The last post will be about Jesus’ birth, and it will come out next week (on Christmas Day)! Mary stays with Elisabeth for three months. After she leaves, Elisabeth gives birth to her son at last. And her neighbours and…

Verse of the Week | Job 37:10

​By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened. – Job 37:10, KJV I did some research (aka a Google search), and found that straitened means frozen. that makes more sense! To me, this verse being to mind a very clear image, and a very clear message as…

Stories of the Bible | Mary and Elisabeth Meet

Hello, everybody! Getting excited for Christmas? This is the third installment of my series on the events of Jesus’ birth. Today, the study is about Mary visiting her cousin Elisabeth. And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; – Luke 1:39, KJV Mary arrives…

Verse of the Week | Psalm 27:14

​ Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. – Psalm 27:14, KJV Thanks to Tammy for this idea! Beautiful verse. One thing I noticed right off was the reiteration of the word wait. Waiting is so hard! God makes many promises to…

Word of the Week | Silence

Thanks to Stephen for suggesting today’s word! Silence is a perfect word for today. Look outside: So still and quiet. Reminds me of a Robert Frost poem. ☺ Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all. – Mandy Hale Even a fool, when he…

Stories of the Bible – Foretelling of the Savior

Hey everyone! This week, I’m going to share the story of Jesus’ birth being foretold. You can check out last week’s post on Zacharias and Elisabeth, which is the first in this mini series. Six months after Elisabeth conceived, her cousin Mary had a very special experience. And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent…

Word of the Week | Perseverance

This week’s word was suggested by Ellie! She has learned so well the power of perseverance. Please be in prayer for her, because last I heard, she is going through a rough time. Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath…

Stories of the Bible | Foretelling of the Forerunner

In church, the kids that I help teach are going to do a Christmas program. Every week, they practice (reading off cards, not from memory lol! There are some very little kids in the class) the first thirteen verses of the book of John. I had never really thought before about how the gospel is…

Verse of the Week | Psalm 94:19

Psalm 94:19 was suggested by the wonderful Ruth from Planted by Living Water! I love this verse, so thank you for suggesting it. In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul. – ​Psalm 94:19 When I first read this, it made me think of praying at night, when I do the…

3. 2. 1. Quote Me Challenge | Family

Thanks so much to Amy Blount from A New Life for tagging me for this challenge! She has an amazing testimony and I know she’d love it if you checked out her blog. I’m not normally one for tags, challenges, or awards, but I think this one is a good idea! Here are the rules: Thank the…