Friday, March 28, 2014

He Knows My Name

Today during my quiet time I was struck by Psalm 139. I know many of you know this chapter, and it is very popular to quote and memorize. Have you really thought about it though?  He knows EVERYTHING about you.  He knows everything thought whether good or bad. He knows when we need anything. He knows where we are physically and spiritually.   We cannot escape the reach of our Holy Father! How amazing it is when you think of Him intimately know us from when we were created.

Take comfort in knowing - HE KNOWS YOU!!

Psalm 139 NLT
 Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me.
You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.
You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do.
You know what I am going to say even before I say it, lord.
You go before me and follow me. You place your hand of blessing on my head.
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,too great for me to understand!
I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence!
If I go up to heaven, you are there; if I go down to the grave, you are there.
If I ride the wings of the morning, if I dwell by the farthest oceans, even there your hand will guide me,and your strength will support me.
I could ask the darkness to hide me and the light around me to become night—
But even in darkness I cannot hide from you. To you the night shines as bright as day.
Darkness and light are the same to you.
You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb.
Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. 
You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb.
You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed.
How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered!
I can’t even count them; they outnumber the grains of sand! And when I wake up, you are still with me! 
O God, if only you would destroy the wicked! Get out of my life, you murderers! They blaspheme you; your enemies misuse your name.
lord, shouldn’t I hate those who hate you? Shouldn’t I despise those who oppose you?
Yes, I hate them with total hatred, for your enemies are my enemies.
Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.
Point out anything in me that offends you,and lead me along the path of everlasting life.

My prayer is that this may bring you encouragement. If you don't know Him, seek Him while he may be found. Contact me or anyone you know that can help you know Jesus in this amazing way. He LOVES YOU!!

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Read Across America 2014

Today is Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. I picked up Green Eggs and Ham for Rae this weekend for her to learn to read. Her reading has come along was with the help of homeschooling, speech therapy, and ELL classes at the school. She is starting to pick up the love for reading like the rest of her family. She tries to read everything!

 As many of you know we have a recording studio at home for our AbideWithHim ministries, so I sat Rae up on the school and she read Green Eggs and Ham for all of you to enjoy. (yes, she is still in her pjs)

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