The Young You May Take for Yourself

Tonight’s verse with the word “mother” is a peculiar one! I must admit I have pondered it for the last 2 and a half hours, in prayer and study. I believe that the Lord showed me a beautiful picture, but I still think I haven’t gotten all that He has hidden here yet. 😉 Deuteronomy 22:6-7 “If you come across a bird’s nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young […]

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A Stubborn and Rebellious Son, part 2

Today I’m looking at the same verse as yesterday: Deuteronomy 21:18-21- “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives and they shall say to the elders of […]

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A Stubborn and Rebellious Son part 1

Deuteronomy 21:18-21- “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives and they shall say to the elders of his city, “This our son is stubborn and rebellious; […]

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His Joy, Your Strength

The joy of the Lord is your STRENGTH. Nehemiah 8:10 The joy of the Lord is your strength. The joy of the Lord is your strength. The joy of the Lord is your strength. The joy of the Lord is your strength. The joy of the Lord is your strength.  –The Lord’s joy gives you strength. — One way I like to study the Word is to repeat it again and again with the emphasis on a different word each time. It helps me understand further and ask more questions. One […]

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He Puts Us in a Place of Authority

Okay Lord Jesus, You are so faithful, so righteous, so true. So loving, so perfect, so divine! What would You have me write tonight? How may I bless Your people? I pray for Your goodness, Your love, Your truth to speak tonight. I have no words. I have only joy and happiness and a thankful heart. I want to do my mothers study but I have no desire to press on. What have You? (heard in my heart) “Joy. Truth. […]

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Afraid? Let God be Your Strength!

I set my timer on my phone this evening for ten minutes, counting on God to speak. Here is what He spoke to me, and I pray you will be blessed reading it. “I am your guard(a). I know the way. Lie down in green pastures. I will lead you beside quiet waters (1). For my yoke is easy and my burden light (2). No, that doesn’t mean life will be easy. You read today what Paul said – his imprisonment […]

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Anger Begets More Anger

Today I went to MOPs — (that’s Mothers of Preschoolers, a place where mothers gather with childcare provided! Yippie!, get to know each other, and listen to a speaker.) Today’s speaker talked about ANGER and it’s role in motherhood. The speaker talked about the many ways we attempt to validate our anger, as though the person we are angry at deserves it. In some sick way, we actually enjoy yelling and punishing other people. Something she said really struck me. “The more we rage, […]

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Motherhood- It’s About Being There!

Today I read the section on “mother” in my Bible dictionary. Here’s a small snippet of what I read: “Motherly virtues are often extolled: compassion for children (Is. 49:15), comfort of children (Is. 66:13), and sorrow for children (Jeremiah 31:15, quoted in Matthew 2:18)…In addition to the literal sense, the word is often used metaphorically. Israel is compared to an unfaithful mother (Hosea 2:2-5; Isaiah 50:1)…a city is the ‘mother’ of her people (2 Sam. 20:19), Deborah was the ‘mother’ (or deliverer) of […]

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Bringing Glory to God

Yesterday I set aside 10 minutes to listen to the Holy Spirit. I believe that the Lord speaks to us and we can hear Him. I pray for eyes to see and ears to hear, (from Mark 4:9) and then I sit quietly and wait for Him to speak. He speaks in different ways, but a lot of the time I hear Him speak Scripture to me. This time I felt Him saying: “You bring Me glory. Every time you struggle to […]

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The Power of Christ Will Soon Crush Satan

As I settle in to write tonight, I kind of feel…restless. I’ve been searching through the next few verses that mention “mother” but nothing is standing out to me to share! I’ve been praying all day for ideas from the Lord, but haven’t gotten much. I do know, however, that sometimes the Lord likes to make me wait until the last minute so I will keep asking, keep seeking and keep knocking. I’m going to just start writing and see […]

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