This is neither intended to persuade nor ignite heated debate; it is purely a brief statement of my beliefs for those who have asked. Disclaimers in place, here it goes…
How I long to be that tree planted by the streams. You can just see the roots deeply running and feeding from the life giving water. I envision those roots clinging to the surrounding soil, gripping it and preventing erosion as the storms blow through. Not only do they hang on to the rich soil for its own nourishment, but they keep the soil stable for the saplings about it to grow and develop their own roots.
Studying the story of Joash in 2 Chronicles today, the Lord impressed upon me the importance of never ceasing to pray that my children will wholeheartedly seek Him. It would be easy after they make a profession of faith, and seem to be bearing fruit, to assume they are "safe" and let our prayers for their wholehearted … Continue reading Give Them a Heart for You
I am impressed that we should either pray blessings and charges over our children or simply share with them the cries of our hearts as we intercede on their behalf.