Accepting Our Husband’s Authority

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3Wives, in the same way, accept the authority of your husbands, so that, even if some of them do not obey the word, they may be won over without a word by their wives’ conduct, 2when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. ~ 1 Peter 3:1-7 I will be honest with you, ladies. I must be honest with you. …

Do The Next Thing

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Years ago, Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) popularized this old poem I hope it blesses you today as it does me. Times are turbulent and uncertain but we can trust in our Savior through it all. From an old English parsonage down by the seaThere came in the twilight a message to me;Its quaint Saxon legend, deeply engraven,Hath, it seems to me, …

Contentment Amidst Reproach

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Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, page 58: “It is a sign there is some good in you. The applause of the wicked, usually denotes some evil in us—and their censure usually imports some good in us. (Psalm 38:20) David wept and fasted, and that was turned to his ‘reproach’. (Pe. 4:14) As we must pass to heaven through the …

The Sickness of Discontent and it’s Cure

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From Thomas Watson’s The Art of Divine Contentment: “I see the godly man on his death-bed much discontented, andhear him complaining what will become of my wife and children when he is dead and gone. God says, ‘Trouble not yourself, be content, I will take care of your children; and let your widow trust in me.’ God has made a promise to us, that he …

God Causes Us to be Content in All Circumstances

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I will be quoting a very beloved book by Thomas Watson by the name of “The Art of Divine Contentment.” As a Titus 2 woman, married thirty-eight years, who loves the Lord above all, I cannot recommend this book enough. It will challenge you and possibly even anger you, but if your face is set like flint to honor God in all you do, think, and say, then this book, with its saturation of Scripture, will grow you …

God Has Given Children as a Blessing to Learn How to Love Him

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One mother shared with me that the most hurtful comments have come from the church. What a failure that Christians that share this same destructive mindset and hatred for children! This shows that rather than the church pushing back darkness we are a lamp with a basket over it. If the church feels like this about children how can we expect the world to feel? How can we expect unbelievers to not want to murder their own preborn babies?