This week's memory verse: Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who … Continue reading Summer Soak: Boasting & Pride
Ahhh... it's Tuesday. The day we look forward to gathering with sisters to share the ways Jesus invades our life story. Gather a few friends, talk it through, pray, share, and encourage one another in love. This week we've been looking at what love is NOT... it is not envious. Have you found areas in … Continue reading Summer Soak: Love Does Not Envy
This week's memory verse: I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. Psalm 139:14 Love does not envy. Some translations read: is not jealous. The original language paints a picture of being heated or to boil with envy, hatred, anger (Enhanced Strong’s Lexicon). All … Continue reading Summer Soak: Envy
We hope you have some sisters to soak in the Word with you this summer. It's Tuesday, and it's time to share some of the insights we soaked up about kindness. Carol says: He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and … Continue reading Summer Soak: Love is Kind
This week's memory verse: He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 (emphasis added) Love is kind. To be kind is to show mercy, be gentle, have a sympathetic … Continue reading Summer Soak: Kindness
Are you gathering with others to share your experience during Summer Soak? We'll be sharing a few insights each Tuesday here on the blog. We would love to hear from you too. An on-line community sharing their experiences. Stacy says: As I practiced the memory verse, I thought of Moses. The end of a matter … Continue reading Summer Soak: Love is Patient.
This week's memory verse: The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. Ecclesiastes 7:8 (emphasis added) Aaahhhh... Fresh beginnings. The newness of it, the potential, creates excitement. We often can't wait to get started. But the middle is another story all together. Somewhere in the middle the … Continue reading Summer Soak: Patience
Summer Soak, it's time to soak in what we’ve learned about faith. Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 ESV Faith is being assured of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. This is what it looks like to walk … Continue reading Summer Soak: Introduction