I was at the point of needing an extra person to assemble the walls together in my lower level. My son-in-law helped me put in the first two walls and shoot nails into the concrete to secure the walls to the floor. However, it was nap time and the fun of shooting nails into the concrete gave in to the need of granddaughters to get needed rest. But that doesn’t mean a guy can’t still have fun! Continue reading
Yesterday I addressed imitating God through creativity and hard work. After I addressed the issues with my granddaughters, my son-in-law brought up the teaching principles he had been teaching his daughters. It seemed appropriate to list them for you. If you have children, don’t hesitate to teach them these principles. Continue reading
Today I realized how much joy I had working on my remodeling project. So after dinner, I used the opportunity to teach my oldest granddaughters two important principles about imitating God. Continue reading
The following are great principles to teach every young person under the age of 16, so that when they join the work-force, they will understand their role and responsibility in life. They should be taught at home so that children learn and grow at home and when they launch into the world, they will reflect glory for the sake of the Lord Jesus Christ.
The Doctrine of Idleness Continue reading
I’ve begun reading through Scripture again (a little early) for my devotions as I read through Scripture each year, and wanted to get a jumpstart on 2014. I was motivated in the study of “The Joy of the Promise” recently and saw a remarkable phrase in Genesis 4:1, “Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, and said, “I have acquired a man from the LORD.” Continue reading
In preparation for the message today from Genesis 3, I was looking at the passage further down the page, specifically, Genesis 3:19. It is an interesting passage, “ In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for dust you are, and to dust you shall return.” Continue reading
I’m preparing a message from Genesis 2 and 3 for our advent season and the passage begins with Genesis 2:15, “Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it.” God put Adam to work in a perfect environment before the Fall. That indicates the biblical importance of work and the blessing that comes through it. God put Adam to work, so Adam would learn to depend on the Lord. Continue reading