A Little Time With The 1689: Day 201

Day 201 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “…yet never cast off, but sealed to the day of redemption, and inherit the promises as heirs of everlasting salvation.” Scripture Lookup Lamentations 3:31 Ephesians 4:30 Hebrews 1:14, 6:12 Reflection Several years ago there were a couple of high-profile news stories about parents who no longer wished to care…

A Little time With The 1689: Day 200

Day 200 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “…are pitied, protected, provided for, and chastened by him, as by a Father;,…” Scripture Lookup Psalm 103:13 Proverbs 14:26 1 Peter 5:7 Hebrews 12:6 Isaiah 54:8, 9 Reflection Through the grace of adoption, the elect enjoy certain privileges of having God as their Father. Some of the privileges bestowed…

A Little Time With the 1689: Day 199

Day 199 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “… have his name put on them, receive the spirit of adoption, have access to the throne of grace with boldness, are enabled to cry Abba, Father,…” Scripture Lookup 2 Corinthians 6:18 Revelation 3:12 Romans 8:15 Galatians 4:6 Ephesians 2:18 Reflection What’s in a name? Shakespeare concluded in Romeo…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 198

Day 198 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “All those that are justified, God vouchsafed, in, and for the sake of his only Son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the Grace of Adoption; by which they are taken into the number, and enjoy the Liberties, and Privileges of Children of God;…” Scripture Lookup Ephesians 1:5 Galatians…

He’s our Father

My husband and I welcomed a new baby girl into our family in February. And we have been experiencing the highs and lows of having a newborn since then. In addition, dealing with the inevitable sibling jealousy and regression in behavior from our oldest has led both of us to our knees many many times this…

Springboards: The Orphan, Michael

In the land of Sorie Ayah was a village with no name. They were a very simple folk who did not aspire to fame. Men like Farmers, Bakers, Bankers, Barbers and the like, With names like Joe and Josh and Sarah. Perhaps, even a Mike. On the outskirts of this town there lived a farmer,…