Friday, January 18, 2013

Do I "Know"?

"We don't 'know' anything unless it changes the way we live." Bob Johnston

 Knowing means to understand which should lead to action! I "know" I am supposed to pray regularly and read God's Word but if I don't do it nothing changes. If I really "know" God's love and the sacrifice of Christ's death, then shouldn't that change my life in some way. Shouldn't the WAY I live change?

James  2:17 says, "In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action is dead."

I don't live my faith because I HAVE to. I live it because I want to. My relationship with God, as I walk close with Him causes me to desire Him more and to love the way He loves. As I "know" Him, my life is changed. I hope that this is evidence that would convict me of being a follower of Christ.

Continuing to give thanks:
71. (missed from many months ago) tiny precious heartbeats of our unborn child.
72. home-canned peaches
73. sales + coupons = $.49 cereal! stretching my grocery budget even further
74. a tiny bottom lip that sticks out when he cries - makes me giggle
75. a toddler snuggling on his teenage brother's shoulder.
76. homemade soup for lunch delivered with love by my mom ♥

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I am the very blessed wife of my best friend. The humble mother of five precious children. Walking a life-road that is more amazing than I could ever imagine.
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