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Wednesday, May 28, 2008
A Lovely Way to Spend the Evening
After a busy day of school & work it was nice to relax together outside. We grilled out & ate dinner outside on the deck. After dinner, I pitted cherries while Jeff & I talked & the kids played. It was a great way to wind down & enjoy each others company. Needless to say the kids were happy with a big bowl of cherries to snack on! It's the simple things that make life grand...
Faith is BELIEVING the Word of God and acting on it no matter how I feel, believing that God will bring a good result.
Faith is not a belief that everything will turn out to please us; rather it is the confidence that no matter how things turn out, God will somehow use the events in our days for His glory and for our good.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
Faith is being willing to trust God - turning your hopes and problems over to Him and trusting in His wisdom - and knowing that somehow everything will turn out for the best. No matter how difficult or dark things become, there is always a light.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.