What I’ve Been Thinking and Learning:
As we consider Good Friday, the following words from “When I Survey the Wonderful Cross”
Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ my God!
All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to His blood.
connect impeccably with something I read earlier this week.
Thus says the Lord, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things,” declares the Lord.
Try putting “trust” in for where ever you see “boast.”
Small Town Nebraska:
I ventured deep into Brad’s building in search of our bucket of cans to be recycled and found Brad has an impressive office back there. It includes a practical coffee table/desk, and each chair has a personal space heater. If nothing else I’ve ever said makes you want to come visit, this will do the trick.
While you’re talking in the office, your child can play basketball or play farm. Pouring wheat is good for ages 2+.
I stopped to pick up two manuals for Brad at the Case dealership. What size of books do you envision when you see this invoice? If you can’t read it, one book is $102.18, the other is $25.56, and they charged $15.94 for freight. Must be some heavy material.
For over $100 couldn’t at least one of the books be thicker than a half inch? Nope. Must be a large demand for this reading material, or Brad is the only one who actually wants them, or they haven’t adjusted their prices since the price of corn tanked.
Tyndale Blog Network let me read Change of Heart by Courtney Walsh so I could review it for you. I did not realize it was the second book in the Paper Heart series until after finishing the book. I never once thought I was missing information from a first book in the series when reading it, but I do wish (mostly because it really irritates me to not reading a series of books in order) I had read Paper Hearts first so I could see how the characters are connected between the first and second books.
Change of Heart has some comical minor characters and enduring main characters. It is a present day romantic fiction with a sappy ending. If only all real life romances could end so perfectly. Although it is primarily a romance, it does bring to light the importance of living to be the person God created you to be and highlights Ephesians 2:10: For we are His masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
If you’re looking for an enjoyable book that will keep your interest, this book will do the trick.
Thus says the Lord, “Let not a wise man trust in his wisdom, and let not the mighty man trust in his might, let not a rich man trust in his riches; but let him who trusts trust in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things,” declares the Lord.