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Praying Scripture

Praying Scripture

Jesus’s final words before he gave up his spirit are familiar to many of us. When we cross-reference his final words with verses of the Old Testament, we discover that these are not the babblings of a dying man. Jesus turned to the Word of God in his greatest hour of need. He isn’t just reciting Scripture here. He is praying it! Now we must battle in prayer for the souls of our children and grandchildren because Satan and his emissaries are working overtime, trying to deceive them.

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by Dec 27, 2021 4 Comments
My Christmas Memory – What It Means to Me Now

My Christmas Memory – What It Means to Me Now

When you see a Christmas tree this year, I hope it reminds you of the new life we can have in Christ Jesus, everlasting life when we invite Him into our lives and trust Him with the challenges and disappointments of life. God is waiting to give you and your family members new life, nourishment, and fulfillment.

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by Dec 17, 2021 No Comments
God is Holy

God is Holy

Understanding and capturing the holiness of God is often beyond our grasp, making it challenging to describe. Knowing God is eternal and has dominion over everything is essential to our understanding of his holiness. God is holy.

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by Dec 13, 2021 No Comments
Always Make Room in Your Home for Jesus

Always Make Room in Your Home for Jesus

Always make room in your home for Jesus. If you love Jesus, let your children and grandchildren know. Tell them all about the ways the Lord has provided for you in life.  Talk about the trials he led you through and the blessings he poured out to help you make it through those trials. 

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by Nov 29, 2021 5 Comments
Thanksgiving Ideas to Disciple Grandchildren

Thanksgiving Ideas to Disciple Grandchildren

The celebration of Thanksgiving is an excellent time to pour into your grandchildren. Evaluate your current Thanksgiving traditions and determine how you can utilize Thanksgiving to make lasting memories and build the faith of your family. Here are some useful ideas.

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by Nov 22, 2021 No Comments
What Are Your True Colors?

What Are Your True Colors?

“Why do leaves change color in the fall?” A simple question from a grandchild motivated this grandmother to explore the science behind fall colors and discover ways this beautiful season reflects our relationship with God.

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by Nov 15, 2021 No Comments
Tips for Dealing With Messy Family Holidays

Tips for Dealing With Messy Family Holidays

For grandparents whose families are affected by divorce, addiction, special needs, or dysfunctionality of any kind, holiday gatherings may look less like the Brady Bunch and more like the Adams Family. Here are tips to help make family gatherings more fun for everyone, whether you are the host or a guest.

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by Nov 8, 2021 2 Comments
Celebrating Advent

Celebrating Advent

The Celebrating Advent booklet is a resource for observing the season of Advent whether you are celebrating it for the first time or the fiftieth. The ideas contained within are plentiful and varied to help meet the constraints of life seasons and to provide “freshness.” As the season approaches, take some time and contemplate how you and your family might make this a meaningful Advent by selecting options that speak to your soul. 

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by Nov 1, 2021 No Comments
Ways to Cultivate a Spirit of Thankfulness

Ways to Cultivate a Spirit of Thankfulness

As October draws to a close and we turn our attention toward Thanksgiving, we are faced with myriad questions. The questions seem endless. Sadly, we often overlook the most important question of all.  How do we cultivate a spirit of thankfulness in our families? We start by looking at ways to reclaim Thanksgiving as a time for giving thanks.

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by Oct 25, 2021 2 Comments