Field Trip into God’s Word

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Laya Onizuka Matthew 19:14 “Allow the little ones to come to Me…for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” (Amplified Bible) When I take time to leisurely read God’s Word together with my multiple aged children and open up to discussion and application of His Word, I am blessed! I may have selected a

No Looking Back

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Sue Brage “But Jesus said to him, ‘No one, having put his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom.”’ (Luke 9:62 NKJV). In today’s verse, Jesus makes a staggering statement (in my view).  He told His followers if they turned back—even to say good-bye to their families, they wouldn’t

Grace to Your Mountains

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Sue Brage “For who are you, O great mountain [of human obstacles]? Before Zerubbabel… [who with Joshua had led the return of the exiles from Babylon and was undertaking the rebuilding of the temple, before him]…you shall become a plain [a mere molehill]! And he shall bring forth the finishing gable stone [of the

Guarded Boundaries

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Stacy Miller Do you ever feel pressured to do things that we know are not God’s best for you? It seems that we are constantly facing people who are trying to get us involved in activities or commitments that we just don’t feel good about, yet we have a hard time saying ‘no’ to

Create In Me a CLEAN Heart

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Amy Verlennich Devotion for the Disorganized “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths.”  Proverbs 3:5 Have you ever played the game where someone stands behind you, and then you “free fall” back into the

The Homeschooling Mom’s Perfume

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Ann Voskamp “And God was pleased, because that sacrifice was like sweet perfume to him.” Ephesians 5:2 Snuggled in on the couch, children all tucked around me, I set into our read-aloud. Soon we were lost in the Kansas prairie. But as we headed out across a plain, I looked up to see our

By Maribeth Spangenberg “And the Lord God said, it is not good that the man should be alone: I will make him an help meet for him…Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” Gen. 2:18, 24 It was two in

Nothing Between

Sunday, 18 April 2010 by

By Maribeth Spangenberg “O Lord, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou it for thy name’s sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.” Jeremiah 14:7 As I grasped the next log, a large splinter pierced my left forefinger. I attempted to pull it out with my teeth but the end