Thursday, June 12, 2014

Daniel Turns Five

Getting so tall...

Loves to hug...

Favorite candy: suckers (Tootsie Pops)

First bike...

Loves to be silly...

Times 5...

Sweet smile...

Happy Birthday, Daniel!  

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Deuteronomy 32:3b, 4 Defined

"Ascribe greatness to our God!
The Rock!
His work is perfect,
For all His ways are just;
A God of faithfulness and without injustice,
Righteous and upright is He."

Deuteronomy 32:3b, 4

An excerpt from the song of Moses...

Ascribe - attribute to; regard as belonging to; to credit or assign as to a cause or source

Greatness - distinguished; a state of superiority; being higher in degree or importance

God - the Creator and Ruler of the universe

Rock - someone (or something) that is extremely strong, reliable, immoveable.  

Work - activity involving effort (mental or physical) in order to achieve a purpose or result or to accomplish something

Perfect - as good as it is possible to be; completely free from faults or defects; no mistakes or flaws; without blemish

All - whole, entire, total amount

Ways - manner, modes, how someone does something

Just - treating people in a way that is morally right; guided by truth, reason, fairness; honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions

Faithfulness - keeping your promises; strict or thorough in the performance of a duty; true to one's word, promises, vows; steady

Without - in the absence of

Injustice - lack of fairness, unfair treatment or action

Righteous - morally right, virtuous; upright; without guilt or sin

Upright - strictly honorable, or honest unchanging standards, correctness

Jesus, You are the Creator and Ruler of the universe and are higher in degree and importance than anyone or anything else.   You are extremely strong and reliable and immoveable.  (No one comes close to Your power and strength and ability to protect!)  All the activities in which You engage, everything You accomplish -  is completely free of faults and defects and is as good as it is possible to be.  The total amount of how You do things is guided by truth, reason, fairness.  You are always honorable and fair in Your dealings and actions.  (You deal with all sin honestly and fairly and you dealt with my sin by paying the price I should have paid!)  You always keep Your promises.  You are true to Your word and always do what You say You will do.  With You there is no unfairness.  You are without guilt or sin and Your standards are honest and unchanging.  

What a great and mighty and wonderful God we love and serve and worship, who loves and cares for us!

This blog was inspired by this blog.  The defining method of study is a great way to spend time in the Word.  It will enlarge your view of God and in turn enlarge your heart towards Him.  He is worthy of our thoughts and our obedience and our praise!