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“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.” Psalm 37:25 Today is my birthday. I do not remember the day that I was born, only know the stories that I was told about that day. I have some recollections of things that happened when I was young, but there are a lot more that I cannot remember. As I get older, I realize so much more how good the Lord has been to me. I am so thankful that from an early age I went to Sunday…

His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!” Matthew 25:23, NIV. I love that this scripture doesn’t say, “Well done thy good and… prosperous  talented successful    ambitious     … person, mother, employee.” It says, faithful servant. Both servanthood and faithfulness are fleeting characteristics in our world. Commitments are lacking and promises are broken all of the time. Also, not many people desire to be a servant of the Lord. Too many people are trying to make a name for themselves by…

“She goes to inspect a field and buys it; with her earnings she plants a vineyard. She is energetic and strong, a hard worker. She makes sure her dealings are profitable; her lamp burns late into the night. Her hands are busy spinning thread, her fingers twisting fibre.” Prov. 31:16-19 NLT There is a principle that runs through the Bible of putting God first in everything we do and knowing that He will then bless us. Jacob made a vow to God that if the Lord would be with him and bring him back to his father’s house, he would…