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Hospitality is From the Heart 4: Planning A Guest List

Day 4 Hospitality is From the Heart He said also to the man who had invited him, “When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, lest they also invite you in return and you are repaid. But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they…

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Hospitality is From the Heart 3: The Gift of Serving Others

Day 3 of Hospitality is From the Heart Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many (Matthew 20:28, ESV).” The greatest among you shall be your servant (Matthew 23:11, ESV). Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will repay him for his deed (Proverbs 19:17, ESV). Whoever brings blessing will be…

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Hospitality is From the Heart 2: Welcome to our Home

Day 2 Hospitality is From the Heart My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places (Isaiah 32:18, ESV). By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches (Proverbs 24:3-4, ESV). Now therefore may it please you to bless the house of your servant, so that it may continue forever…

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Hospitality is From the Heart 1: The Gift of Showing Hospitality

Day 1 Hospitality is From the Heart Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality (Romans 12:13, ESV).  Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares (Hebrews 13:2, ESV). You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 7: Accepting His Plan

Day 7 of A Mother’s Perspective— Trusting God with a Sick Child “Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 6: Fears

Day 6 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid (John 14:27, NKJV).” Jairus, the Jewish leader we read about in Mark chapter 5, was met with every parent’s greatest fear: his young daughter was dying. In that moment,…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 5: His Faithfulness

Day 5 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness (Lamentations 3: 22-23, NKJV).” There are few things in life that we can know for sure will happen. The sun coming up and going down is something we can expect every day. The ocean waves constantly washing up on…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 4: Trusting God

Day 4 of A Mother’s Perspective—Trusting God with a Sick Child And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed (Deuteronomy 31:8 NKJV).” I like to be prepared. Before I go anywhere (even a simple trip to Target), I check the weather to see if I need a sweatshirt or an…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 3: Grief

Day 3 of A Mother’s Perspective: Trusting God With a Sick Child “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:7, NKJV).” Everyone handles grief differently, and likewise, everyone is comforted differently. But we’ve all been there: experiencing something that brings us to our knees, crying out to God for help. Feeling completely helpless, desperate for Him to whisper in our…

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Trusting God with a Sick Child 2: Worries and Anxieties

Day 2 of A Mother’s Perspective: Trusting God with a Sick Child “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God (2 Corinthians 1:3-4, NKJV).” The very instant a newborn…

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