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“Our Father Who Art”… About Worship

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed by your name. …” Matthew 6:9 I recall on one occasion early morning when I awakened, I sat on the side of the bed and had just set my feet on the floor and began to pray, “Our Father who art…” Suddenly my dog jumped up […]

Worship is Willing to Toss Out Tradition

When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him  and took Mary home as his wife. Matthew 1:24 NIV Read Matthew 1:18-25Joseph, a righteous man, saw no choice but to break the engagement with his betrothed — Mary — who was pregnant. He knew the law… his culture’s tradition. […]

Family Devotional: Love

Love Second Sunday of Advent “Jesus said, “Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence.  This is the most important, the first on any list.  But there is a second to set alongside it:  Love others as well as you love yourself. These two commandments are pegs; everything in God’s Law and the Prophets […]

Worship through Love

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.  No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you.  I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the […]

As Worship to me….

And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints. Ephesians 5:18 Worship is to pray daily. I do this in many ways, at home, in my car, at work. Some days all day. I thank […]

Worship through Thanks

From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. John 1:16 As we approach the Christmas season, I am again reminded of how thankful I am for the good health of my husband, Don. He seldom complains about anything, much less the six times he has had Cancer beginning the […]

Living Worship

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord,  and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior…” Luke 1:46 NIV Read Luke 1:26-38Mary… Talk about a life lived as worship!Through obedience and trust, she gave birth to God’s glory… She risked everything to say Yes to God…marriage…family…friends…reputation…life… To say Yes to God meant she became an unwed […]

A Song of Worship

Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God;for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting. This Advent season, we were asked to write about what worship means to us as individuals. When proposed with this question I thought, “What on earth can I write about?” As quickly […]

Family Devotional: Hope

Each Sunday you will find a devotional designed for families to use with an Advent Wreath.  If your family is like mine we often sit down together for supper, and this is usually the time I plan to begin discussions about God in our lives.  Isn’t that all a devotional really is?  An opportunity to […]

Waiting Around

Advent Wreaths… Take some time this month to make an Advent wreath for your home.  Four colored candles and one white candle are the only must haves…the rest is left up to your own creativity.  There is symbolism found in using an evergreen circle, and color of the candles.  It is a long time tradition […]