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“That there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another. If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together. Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.” (I Corinthians 12:25-27, English Standard Version) We call it many things—body of Christ, family of God, household of faith, the church. Whatever phrase we use, it gives me joy to know that I’m included. I wonder if we really appreciate the blessing of being part of the body of Christ. It’s more…

“The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.” Proverbs 31:11 Let’s look at this verse in the New Living Translation: “Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.” I am a widow, and my husband has been gone for almost twenty years. We had a good marriage and he was a wonderful man. Did he have faults? Of course, he did, but then, so did I. I am so thankful for how much…

“We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.  For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children: That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children: That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments: …