Friday, February 21, 2014

Standing Alone - A Great Thing For God...

Many of us want to do something great for God.
  There is much concern and effort put into trying to discover God's plan 
for our lives.  But this past week it occurred to me...

...what if the great thing God has for me to do is to simply be obedient 
to His Word?  What if my wearing a headcovering and dressing modestly 
is my great testimony for Him?  I was reminded of three certain 
young men from Israel and a big firey furnace. 
You know what they did for God?   They stood up (literally)!  
Among the whole assembly- they were the only three who obeyed.  
And they were willing to do so even if it cost them their lives!!  
This 'little incident' is the only thing we read about them in scripture.  
It was how they made God famous.  

I know many of you stand alone in your family, communities and church.  
I can relate to some degree... and it hurts, terribly.
  But the Christian life is not about us - it's about Jesus.  
And if He asks us to do something - can we be ready to do it - no matter what?
I trust that with God's help - the answer is 'yes'!

Standing with you.... ~Joyce

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Scripture Sunday - The Heavens Declare...

Taken on the way home from church today

We're enjoying all the snow we're getting this year.
  The Psalms tell us that nature itself declares that there is a God.  
He is a God that desires our worship.   
He wants to be involved in the most intimate details of our lives. 
Let us say with the Psalmist...

"Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
Be acceptable in Your sight,
O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer."
Psalms 19:14

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

An Awesome Headcovering Teaching...

This morning I was blessed to have some time to listen  
to this sermon on the teaching of headcovering.  
It is the first message on the page the link will direct you to.
(If you have trouble opening it - try clicking on the download link on the right hand side.)
Good stuff and answers every strong argument I have ever heard 
against headcovering - in one sense or another.

Let me know if you listen to it and still have questions.  

May the Lord give us willing hearts to obey Him this day ~Joyce

Monday, February 3, 2014

A Modest Wedding...

We attended a beautiful wedding this past weekend.
  I loved everything about it.  But I for sure wanted to show you the 
bride's modest wedding gown.  It was handmade, simple and gorgeous!

This wedding was not outrageously extravagant - 
but loveliness was everywhere (just perfect!) ...

The Lord bless you my friends...
To see more of this lovely wedding... visit the post at my other blog - Quilted Nest Antiques.