New Devotional Online Study Beginning in October

Beginning October 15th

We will be discussing the names of God. It is a women’s only study that is in a small group online format. Please join us!

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Lord, I Want to Know You

Context Matters: The Weaker Vessel

By Peter Krol

Another great article from Peter……

Though it may be unpopular to say it out loud in public these days, the Bible commands husbands to show honor to their wives “as the weaker vessel” (1 Peter 3:7). The reason for this is dramatic (“since they are heirs with you of the grace of life”), and the cost of failure is steep (“so that your prayers may not be hindered”). So it behooves husbands to ensure they understand what is expected of them. And the context should help.

Read more here:

https://www.knowableword.com/2020/01/31/context-matters-the-weaker-vessel/

In Acceptance Lieth Peace

Such a perfectly timed reminder. God will not allow His plans to be thwarted by my ease or comfort. Sometimesit is for our sinful nature we want ease rather than what God consides best for us and so He will be glorified through us. Please read this beautiful post by Bev Schlomann.

Plea for Grace

Elisabeth Elliot Gren quoted this phrase many times. Her quote came from a much longer poem written by Amy Carmichael, a missionary to India. I have Elliot’s biography of Carmichael, “A Chance to Die” on my bookshelf.

“The work of God is done on God’s timetable. His answers to our prayers come always in time–His time. His thoughts are far higher than ours, His wisdom past understanding.” ― Elisabeth Elliot, A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael

But recently I found this poem by Hannah Hurnard (I read Hinds Feet on High Places as a teen).

In Acceptance Lieth Peace

In acceptance lieth peace, O my heart be still;
Let thy restless worries cease and accept His will.
Though this test be not thy choice,
It is His—therefore rejoice.

In His plan there cannot be aught to make thee sad:
If this is His choice…

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