Monday, August 30, 2010

Godly Teaching ~ Day 57

Today's reading Jeremiah 33:23 - 47:7

"And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Because ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his precepts, and done according unto all that he hath commanded you: Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Jonadab the son of Rechab shall not want a man to stand before me for ever." Jeremiah 35:18,19 KJB

The house of the Rachabites were obeying what they had been taught from their fathers. They knew what to do and they did it. They were blessed for it.

As I raise my children there needs to be godly things that I teach them that I have been taught as I read my Bible and grow in the Lord. I need to pass that down to them not only verbally but by example. Godliness is better caught then taught, as the saying goes.

Let us give our children a godly heritage!

Sunday, August 29, 2010

God's Word ~ Day 56

Today's reading Jeremiah 23:9- Jeremiah 33:22

"And the word of the Lord came unto Jeremiah saying." Jeremiah 33:19 KJB

Jeremiah was God's prophet and he was trying to convince the Israelites that what he was saying was true. He had two obstacles though:

1. The news he was telling them was not good news. They had to go to Babylon and be in bondage.

2. Hananiah, another prophet, was saying that what Jeremiah was saying was not from the Lord. Which the people liked hearing.

Now today we do not have to wonder if what we are hearing is from God or not because we have God's words in the King James Bible. We can compare what we are hearing to what God has told us in his Bible and then we will know the truth. Even if it is something we do not want to hear.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Seek the Lord ~ Day 55

Today's reading Jeremiah 10:14 - Jeremiah 23:8

"For I earnestly protested unto your fathers in the day that I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, even unto this day, rising early and protesting, saying, Obey my voice." Jeremiah 11:7 KJB

Earnestly God is trying to get Israel to obey but they are not. They are not listening. It is getting so bad that the pastors are using their own people and the people are then crying out to God in morning (12:10). If Moses and Samuel were there interceding for them God would still punish Israel (15:7).

In all of this Jeremiah still realizes he is nothing without the Lord and he needs him for strength to get through this very low time for Israel (16:19).

Help me to learn that no matter what rials are going on in my life I need to still seek the Lord. Even when He is the one bringing on the trials.

Glory ~ Day 54

Today's reading Isaiah 66:19 - Jeremiah 10:13

"Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:" Jeremiah 9:23 KJB

There is a focus we should have and it is not suppose to be in this world. It is suppose to be in the things of God.

As a wife and mother I see the different responsibilities that I have pulling me in different directions. I really need to keep God first and then let everything else fall into place.

"But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD." Jeremiah 9:24 KJB

Smith's Shopping Spree III

OK, I realize this is just insane but when you have a business that is just giving their product away what is a mother of 4 suppose to do??

I paid $2.10 for everything on the table. As you can see I really feel that God is blessing my home. I am so extremely thankful to him for looking out for me and even my new Sunday School class because now I know what the "Best Boy" and the "Best Girl" are going to get.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Smith's Shopping Spree II

I had to go back today to Smiths I was there and back in 45 minutes. Which has to be a record! I new what I was getting and that always helps but it is almost never possible.

The freebies were:

the two Country Crock spread
the 5 Greek yogurts
the gum.

I spent 25 cents each for the pasta and the hot dogs were 40 cents each. The Challange Spread was 50 cents each.
I spent $2.70 on everything on the table! I saved $24!! Praise the Lord! Now I have one more, hopefully, killer deal to do before this sale is over. I really hope I get to do it. Stay tuned to see what comes next.

So Great a Salvation ~ Day 53

Today's reading Isaiah 52:1 - Isaiah 66:18

" I will greatly rejoice in the Lord..." Isaiah 6:10 KJB

I really enjoyed the reading today because it seemed to really bring home how much God really does care for us and love us.

God says "great mercies" (54:7), not just mercies but great mercies. Then He says "everlasting kindness" (54:8), like just God's plan kindness is not enough. No, he has to offer us everlasting kindness. When God wants to tell us how he will pardon us he says "abundantly pardon" (55:7). How do we still not get this? How do we still think our own goodness or our own works will save us. God has done it so thoroughly and completely. Salvation is just waiting for us. He has not just offered salvation to us, He has "clothed me with the garments of Salvation" (61:10). I am so completely covered there is nothing left for me to do.

Thank you Lord for your wonderful gift of Salvation.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Smith's Shopping Spree!

I really did not know what to expect when I went shopping but I prayed and asked God to bless my purchases and boy did her ever! The freebies were the Greek yogurt, country crock spread, the deodorants (!!), and the dial hand soaps. What I got for 50 cents or under was the Viva paper towels(.49), the Challenge spread (.50), Vlasic relish(.39), Mentos (.50), Ocean Spray juice (.50).
Praise the Lord I spent under $9 for everything on the table! I saved $36! Plus I will be going back for some freebies that they were out of. This will be a good week for sure! Thank you Lord!!

Redeemer ~ Day 52

Today's reading Isaiah 41:19 - Isaiah 52:12

"Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God." Isaiah 44:6 KJB

The God is our redeemer. We have no one else to look to. No idols, no other nations, no other Gods.

God is proclaiming who he is in these verses (46:10). We will come singing and have everlasting joy (51:10).

It's a grand thing to be a Christian; it's the best thing I know, it's a grand thing to follow Jesus, anywhere and everywhere I go; for it's a grand thing to be a soldier in the army here below; it's the grandest thing to be a christian; it's the best thing I know.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Super Christian ~ Day 51

Today's reading Isaiah 29:1 - Isaiah 41:18

"Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men." Isaiah 29:13 KJB

According to the Bible there are men that will teach us things wrong about God. We will get to a point where we will just be going through the motions but our heart is not in it when we worship (29:12). We will trust in our own strength or in someone else for what can get accomplished (31:1).

There will be men (and women) that will show by example that when things are going wrong or when there seems to be no way out that we need to go to the Almighty God for help. Like we can read in Isaiah chapter 37 about Hezekiah.

But no one is perfect so we need to have our own relationship with the Lord so we will know where to go (the Bible) and what to do (pray) when there are problems and trials happening around us.

God is not looking for a super Christian. He is looking for someone who will seek after the Living God (40:28-31) There is where you will find strength and power.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Strange Work ~ Day 50

Today's reading Isaiah 14:1 -
Isaiah 28:29

"...that he may do his work, his strange work, and bring to pass his act, his strange act." Isaiah 28:21 KJB

Foretelling of Destruction
City after city there was judgement pronounced on them. They had lived a life serving false gods and doing their own thing and now judgement day has come. Even though they seem to deserve this punishment God calls it a strange work.

God wanted his creation to serve him. To have a relationship with him. Because we have a choice we do not always make the right choice. Even when God sets up the rules, explains the consequences I do not see that he enjoys giving out the punishment. It must be done but he describes it as his strange work.

Help me to see countries who have rejected God and his people in a more compassionate way not rejoicing in their coming judgement. God is not happy to destroy any one.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Pure Religon ~ Day 49

Today's reading Isaiah 1:1 - Isaiah 13:22

"Learn to do well; seek judgement, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow." Isaiah 1:17 KJB

God is expressing anger at Israel for their vain worship (1:13). He wants to destroy them like he did Sodom and Gomorrah (1:9) but for a very small remnant keeping back his wrath. God explains their sin in 1:17. They are not taking care of their people. He mentions it in other places how they grind the poor (3:15) and turn aside the needy (10:2). If you think women would have done a better job if they were in charge, well, they were! (3:12) They got busted for that, too.

By chapter 9, Isaiah speaks to Israel of a child that will be born (9:6). Their king is coming and he will not only rule them but rule the world. What they did not expect was Jesus. When he did come he took care of the sick and the needy (11:3,4) That upset the religious people still.

When will we get it? When will I get it? It is not about titles and positions, money or power. It is about taking care of people. It is about our neighbors, our fellow church members, the sick and hurting, the broken. The child with ADD and the poor. It is all about people.

"Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world." James 1:27 KJB

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Enjoy ~ Day 48

Today's reading Ecclesiastes 3:1 - Song of Solomon 8:14

"And also that everyman should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God." Ecclesiastes 3:13 KJB

There was an underlining theme as I read through Ecclesiastes. It was about enjoying life, enjoying the fruits of your labor and even enjoying the wife (or husband, in my case!) of your youth. It would seem that Solomon is at a point in his life where he is taking inventory on what is really important and valuable. He does not want us going through our lives just working even working for the Lord without enjoying the blessings of that work.

Our church works at inviting people to come to church. This Sunday there is going to be a picnic after church so we will be able to get to know each other better. After putting in the time to work at the church and work in the neighborhood inviting people it will be really nice to get to know the people that have come to our church plus our co-laborers in Christ.

God wants us to work and he also wants us to enjoy life. What a great God we have that he wants us to live a balanced life of work and also pleasure.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Learn ~ Day 47

Today's reading Proverbs 20:22 - Ecclesiastes 2:26

"Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction." Proverbs 24:32 KJB

All the verses about wisdom can teach us so much. We can also learn from others who have not done so well. Proverbs 24:30-31, speaks of a slothful man whose vineyard is all over grown and ruined. Vs. 32 says how when another person saw it, that person learned from this bad example and decided not to follow in his foot steps.

You do not have to figure it out for yourself to do bad or even to do good, for that matter. You can look at other people's lives and learn from them and make the choice for yourself.

When raising children, for example, I watched other families and when I saw something I liked I found out how they got those results and I did the same thing. When I saw something I did not like I watched and figured out how they got those results and then tried to avoid that in my life.

This life really has come with an instruction manual. It is your King James Bible. Read it and learn so much of what God has for you.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Wisdom vs. Foolishness ~ Day 46

Today's Reading Proverbs 7:1 - Proverbs 20:21

"He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed." Proverbs 13:20 KJB

It is the contrast of the benefits of wisdom and the consequences of the foolish or the wicked. Every verse pretty much could stand on its own as a gem of wisdom concerning our daily living and the choices that are set before us. You could read one chapter a day every month and not exhaust the wisdom you would gain in a lifetime.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Praise the Lord/ Wisdom ~ Day 45

This is the half way point of my 90 day read through the King James Bible!

Today's reading Psalms 135:1 - Proverbs 6:35

"Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee." Psalms 143:8 KJB

Today's reading was both praise and wisdom. The idea of Praising the Lord took up a lot of chapters. It was refreshing to just keep reading the words over and over. Praise the Lord, praise the Lord. It showed me that I need to praise the Lord more in my life. Praise the Lord!

I started in Proverbs which covers how to get wisdom (from an ant 6:6). Also the benefits of wisdom:
  1. 1:33 "But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil."
  2. 3:2 "For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee."
  3. 4:9 "She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee."
  4. 4:22 "For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh."
It is amazing to me how God has to convince us to get wisdom. It is not something we are going to naturally be drawn to do.

Praise the Lord that our God wants us to be wise!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Great Spoil ~ Day 44

Today's reading Psalms 109:1 - Psalms 134:3

"I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil." Psalms 119:162

I loved reading that description of my Bible. A great spoil. That makes me think of treasures and riches. Chapter 119 of the Psalms is speaking of the word of God.

Delight. That word is often used to describe the feelings of the one reading and meditating on the Bible (vs.35)

The Bible also has things you can expect from reading your Bible. Comfort (vs. 76), liberty (vs. 45), wisdom and understanding (vs. 99 & 100), and you will learn to hate sin (vs. 104).

It just makes me want to keep reading my King James Bible. Besides, who doesn't like hunting for hidden treasure!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Remember ~ Day 43

Today's reading Psalms 89:14 - Psalms 108:13

"And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies." Psalms 106:45 KJB

Through these chapters we are reminded of who God is (90:2). We are reminded of where to find gladness (92:4). We are reminded that the wicked will not get by (94:23). We are reminded of his holiness (97:12).

What I find interesting is in chapter 106 where the sins of Israel are recapped and God has to remember for them his promises. Israel had forgotten all that God had promised them. They stayed in their sin because they forgot.
Here are a few ways to help us remember all that God has promised us:
  1. Read your Bible everyday.
  2. Pray everyday.
  3. Go to church.

There are probably more ways to remember Gods goodness and mercy toward us and all his other wonderful promises but those three can keep us busy for while. Remember, don't forget!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Testify ~ Day 42

Today's reading Psalms 69:22 - 89:13

"Marvelous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan." Psalms 78:12 KJB

God is telling us not to forget what he has done for you. Do not forget his deliverance, his mercy, and grace. Do not forget his free gift of salvation through his son Jesus. Speak of it to your children, your family and friends. Testify of his goodness today while your amongst your Christian friends at church today. God is not done. There is more great things to come.

Saturday, August 14, 2010


"Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits even the God of our Salvation. Selah." Psalms 68:19

I had a wonderfully blessed day. The Lord started me out with this verse today. I should have known he had something up his sleeve! That is assuming, of course, that He has sleeves.

Anyway, I had coupons for the two 6lb bags of dog food which made them FREE! Yeah! Actually everything pictured above was free! Very wonderful!

It is unbelievable how little I spent on these things in this picture. I purchased 13 boxes of cereal. That alone makes the deal even more incredible. I paid 50 cents each for the five boxes of cereal, the SunnD's and the pink drink. Over all, I paid $11.03 for EVERYTHING!

My daughter Emily kept singing this song today:

Ain't God good,
to give us so many blessings,
that's what we are.
We ought to thank Him
love and praise Him
a little more today
a whole lot more tomorrow.

Emotions ~ Day 41

Today's reading Psalms 45:15 - Psalms 69:21

"Lead me to the rock that is higher than I;" Psalms 61:2 KJB

I saw praise, I saw rejoicing, I saw vengeance, and I saw depression. There are a lot of emotions being expressed with such fervor. The need to be lifted up (61:2). The storing of tears (56:8). The expectation of blessings everyday! (68:19)

What an awesome God we serve to be able to handle our problems from without and the challenges we have from within.

Friday, August 13, 2010

God Is In Control ~ Day 40

Today's reading Psalms 25:1 - 45:14

"But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me." Palms 40:17 KJB

There are different men writing the psalms at the point. Psalms 25-40 are written by David. He was pleading a lot for deliverance from his enemies. He did not want them to have the last laugh on his life. David spoke about betrayal from men he once thought of as friends (41:9). He wants the wicked punished. He also saw how frail he was (39:4). If the Lord did not deliver him he was going to be in trouble.

The song, I Need Thee, comes to my mind. I am lost with out God. I need to rely on the Lord for everything. I need to allow God to work in my life when others do me wrong, let God take care of it.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Righteous ~ Day 39

Today's reading Psalms 1:1 - Psalms 24:10 KJB


That seemed to be the theme word for the first part of the reading.
  • 1:6 For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous
  • 7:11 God judgeth the righteous
  • 7:17 I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness
  • 9:8 And he shall judge the world in righteousness
  • 11:7 For the righteous Lord loveth righteousness

Then there are chapters of Psalms that plead for help 12:1 & 17:1. He seems pretty desperate by chapter 22. Then chapter 24 is praise to God.

It is hard to lump this reading all together because the chapters seem like separate poems. But no matter how unworthy we see ourselves the Lord is good to his own and not just good but very good!

  • 13:6 " I will sing unto the Lord, because he hath dealt bountifully with me."
  • 16:11 "Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore."

It makes me want to do right, to stay close, to not disappoint God. He makes following Him very easy. Not because I am righteous but because He is righteous.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Your God ~ Day 38

Today's reading Job 25:1 - Job 41:34

" I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; but now mine eyes seeth thee." Job 42:5 KJB

Job is in the midst of being put in his place by three of his friends. He is defending himself well. Finally, Elihu has a chance and he goes on and on about being young himself he is wiser than Job. I find it interesting that God does not even acknowledge Elihu when he is doling out punishment to the three friends.

Job hardly speaks when the Lord shows himself to him. All that Job had been taught, all that he had read and all the sacrifices he had done, the worship to God and it did not compare to the actual time when Job himself was confronted with God on a personal basis.

We can go through the motions. Maybe we have done this Christian thing all our lives. Maybe it is expected of us now. We are in our spots on Sunday and we even talk the talk and walk the walk.

Have you been confronted with the Lord God Almighty on a personal basis? Is He your God or still your parents' God? Have you seen for yourself what the Lord can do for you like Job just realized? Have your own walk with the Lord. Take the God of the Bible and make Him your God.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Where Is He? ~ Day 37

Today's reading Job 8:1 - Job 24:25

"For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant. But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?"
Job 14:7-10 KJB

Job was going through a devastating time with losing his wealth, his children, his health, his wife turns on him, and then his friends betray him. Through it all he knew he was innocent. He was not boastful how he stood before God.

A healthy opinion of ones self is good to have. Not too high but not a doormat either. Job knew when it was all said and done that he would get his strength back from the Lord. Job 23:6 "Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me."

Monday, August 9, 2010

Correction ~ Day 36

Today's reading Nehemiah 13:15 - Job 7:21

" Behold happy is the man whom God correcteth. " Job 5:17 KJB

A lot has been going on in my life about disciplining children. How the children can become in charge of the home and when it is mandatory they submit to authority they act out with frustration and anger because they are not used to submitting themselves to any one.

Here the Bible says,"happy is the man whom God correcteth" Happy? Children or adults, for that matter, who are rebellious will not see correction for their benefit. I need to keep my heart soft to my authority especially God so I will know he is looking out for me. That correction is for my good.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

In God We Must Trust ~ Day 35

Today's reading Nehemiah 1:1 - Nehemiah 13:14

" Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God." Nehemiah 4:9 KJB

Nehemiah had a huge task ahead of him yet he was not detoured by what others were saying or doing. He knew what had to be done. He knew it would not happen unless the trusted God to get it done.

Even when you are out numbered and it does not seem like what you know needs to get done is getting done, you need to keep praying and giving it to God because God will bless your good works like he did Nehemiah's.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Joyful ~ Day 34

Today's reading II Chronicles 35:16 - Ezra 10:44

" for the Lord had made them joyful." Ezra 6:22 KJB

The Israelites were able to worship with joy because they realized all that God had done for them and all he had forgiven them for.

This is what worship should be like. Going to God's house and joyfully praising God for who he is and what he has done. For his son Jesus who died on the cross so I would not have to go to hell.

I think they went home more joyful then when they showed up to worship. What a good example for me in how I should attend church. Thank you Lord for a great church I get to attend.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Justice ~ Day 33

Today's reading II Chronicles 23:16 - II Chronicles 35:15

"The Lord is able to give thee much more than this." II Chr. 25:9 KJB

King Amaziah had invested money in the army of Israel but the man of God told King Amaziah not to go to battle. King Amaziah was worried about the money he would lose by not going into battle. he wanted to make everything equal but the man of God assured him that God was able to give him much than this.

How many times do I want to make sure I get my fair share. I want everything equal or I want my rights. If I look to my heavenly Father, he will take care of me just fine and in his timing. Besides if I got what I really deserved I would be on my way to hell. Thank you God for NOT making things equal!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Be Prepared ~ Day 32

Today's reading II Chronicles 7:11 - II Chronicles 23:15

"And he did evil, because he prepared not his heart to seek the Lord." II Chr. 12:14 KJB

In today's reading Solomon is done making the temple. They all got together to praise the Lord. Solomon prays and asks for blessings if the people obey. Then God bestows wisdom on Solomon. All that took about 20 years. Solomon prepared his heart to serve the Lord. But When you read about Rehoboam becoming king, you see he had not done the same preparations and the Bible said he did evil. Two men, a father and a son but what completely different ways of ruling God's people.

This shows me my walk is my own with the Lord. It does not matter what others are doing in my own home or even in my church. I need to make sure I stay right with God. I need to keep making preparations on a daily basis for that goal.

This was a Surprise!

I was at Walmart and I needed to purchase body wash. I had a coupon for $4 off if I bought two. The Touch of Smoothness was on sale for $3 each. I had two coupons, so I grabbed a total of 4 bottles. Making each bottle $1 each. Now that is my price range. Well, as God would have it, I was down another isle and I was looking for a coupon for something else and I came across a coupon for buy two body washes and get the Men's Nivea free. So I sent a couple of kids back down the isle we were just on to get the men's body wash. You guessed it, I had two of those coupons also! Basically, I spent .66 on each bottle plus tax. Yeah!!
Thank you, Lord for blessing our day!!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Just Do It! ~ Day 31

Today's reading I Chronicles 21:1 - II Chronicles 7:10

"and do it." I Chr. 28:20 KJB

King David passed down the task of building the Lord's temple to his son Solomon. That was God's will for Solomon. David was encouraging Solomon not to be afraid of this daunting project and he said just do it. Yes, it will be hard and long and you may loose courage at times but just do it.

I guess I needed that pep talk also. I have some challenges going on and I am scared and insecure about them. I really feel God is using this reading today to encourage me to just do it.

I love reading my Bible, if for no other reason (and there are many), that God uses His Living Word to touch my life as I live it today. Thank you, Lord!

I will do it!

P.S. II Chr. 3:17 One of the pillars in the temple is named Boaz. I found that very interesting.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Loyalty ~ Day 30

Today's reading I Chronicles 10:1 - I Chronicles 23: 32

Why? I Chr. 21:3 KJB

Joab is mentioned a lot in the Bible mainly because of his fighting abilities. In this case, Joab is mentioned because he is questioning David's decision to number the people. He did not think that it was a good decision. David's words prevailed and the counting commenced.

I learned a few things here.

  1. I learned to pray for the people in my authority. Pray for them to have wisdom to make the right decisions.
  2. I learned that if I feel they are making a wrong decision I can ask why they are doing this particular decision and then drop it. I need to get out of the way of the Holy Spirit so God can work on the person.
  3. I learned from Joab, you do not go back and say, "I told you so." Just keep serving God because everyone makes mistakes.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Godly Heritage ~ Day 29

Today's reading I Chronicles 1:1 - I Chronicles 9:44

" their generation..." I Chr. 7:6 KJB

As I read the genealogies in these chapters it make me think of the Christian heritage I want to pass down to my own children. I want to leave them a proud Christian heritage that stood on the King James Bible and spread the gospel to a lost and dying world.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Draw Me Nearer ~ Day 28

Today's reading II Kings 15:27 - II Kings 25:30

"And the Lord rejected all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hands of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight." II Kings 17:20 KJB

God was angry. Israel just kept sinning and doing worse and worse that finally God said " Get out of my sight!"

I can remember as a child, my mother saying those words to me when I had been disobedient. Those words cut me to the core. They were worse than a spanking. I knew I had gone to far. Those words made me want to repent quickly but I had to wait for my mom to be ready to speak with me. It had to be on her terms now. Those were very long minutes. Then, when she had calmed down we were able to reconcile.

I do not want to push my Lord like I pushed my mom. I want to stay in good fellowship with him.

Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer blessed Lord...