Category Archives: Godly Living

Brokenness, A Way Of Life

Proverbs 21:4 “….a proud heart….is sin.” Proverbs 3:7 “Do not be wise in your own eyes.”   Rooted in pride is a high view of ourselves and who we are.   In the past I completed a Bible Study on … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

I John 4:19 “.…He first loved us.“   Our Heavenly Father loved us first.  First, before we loved Him?  Yes, that is what the Bible says.  First, before our thoughts were toward Him.  First, when we were still in a state … Continue reading

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Bible Encouragement For Fathers

Proverbs 23:24 “The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.”     What does God’s Word have to say to father’s?  The following verses give some clear concise … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereign Hand

Isaiah 30:18 “Therefore will the Lord wait that He may be gracious unto you…”   I’m a clock watcher. My daily schedule and activities are structured around a clock.  Depending on the time, I hurry through a task or take it … Continue reading

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Two Faithful Women

Exodus 1:17 “But the midwives feared God.”   A few years ago I embarked on a two year journey to read through the Bible again. Traveling from Genesis into Exodus, two names  suddenly appeared on the printed page—two names recorded no … Continue reading

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Godliness With Contentment

Haggai 1:6-7  “Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink, ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth … Continue reading

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Elizabeth, The Mother of John the Baptist

The Christmas Story, the story of the birth of Jesus Christ, involves one special wife and mother besides Mary.  Her name is Elizabeth, the wife of Zacharius, a priest.  She was chosen by God to be the mother of John … Continue reading

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Esther, A Woman Used By God

Esther 2:15 “And Esther found favor in the eyes of all who saw her.”        The story of Esther is a beautiful example of God’s marvelous sovereign hand moving and working in the lives of His people, the … Continue reading

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The Just Shall Live By Faith

Ephesians 2:8-9 ” For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:  Not of works, lest any man should boast.” My husband enjoys building Eastern Bluebird Houses. There are specific ways and … Continue reading

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EDIFICATION or GOSSIP ?

Today, I’m going to let you “listen in” on a conversation I’m having with myself:   Psalm 19:14 “Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart, be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my Strength and my … Continue reading

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Wearisome Words

Malachi 2:17a  “Ye have wearied the Lord with your words.”        Just a few short generations ago, a man’s word was often his bond.  Many times no formal papers had to be signed, no notary’s seal needed to … Continue reading

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Guidance For Joy In Bible Study

Psalm 1:2  “But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night.”        My Thompson’s Chain Reference Bible was complied and edited by Frank Charles Thompson, D.D. PH D. … Continue reading

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A Testimony Of God’s Saving Grace

Psalm 40:1-3  “I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.  He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.  And He hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.”        Thirty-nine years ago, in July of 1976, that is exactly what the Lord did for … Continue reading

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Upheld By The Lord’s Hand

Proverbs 24:16a  “For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again.”        God’s Word is so relevant that I am amazed over and over again how many Scripture verses can be found for common happenings in … Continue reading

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Eyes On The Lord

Psalm 25:15a  “My eyes are continually toward the Lord,”        One Saturday morning my husband was driving our van to a mechanic shop.  The place was out in the country about  half an hour drive from our home. … Continue reading

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A Joyful Crying Christian

Psalm 56:8b  “Put thou my tears into thy bottle.”               A happy joyful Christian is also a crying Christian “for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.”  Ecclesiastes 7:3b In order to … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Beginning

Micah 6:8 ” He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good: and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?”   As we begin a … Continue reading

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A Lesson On Humility

Luke 14:11  “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”       One day, in my younger years, I was invited to attend a luncheon honoring a cousin of the family who … Continue reading

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“Open Thy Mouth Wide”

“Open thy mouth wide and I will fill it.” Psalm 81:10b As I watched these newly hatched baby birds, I smiled and thought of the verse quoted above.  That verse has always been such an encouragement to me in my … Continue reading

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