Come As A Child

 

Good Morning!

Yesterday, our church had Confirmation Sunday. We welcomed new believers into the faith and into the membership of our church. These new church members are children who have participated in a nine month long confirmation process learning about our church and about faith in Jesus Christ. As we looked upon their sweet faces turned toward us, our pastor reminded us that we all must come to God as little children no matter our age.

“He called a little child and had him stand among them. And he said: “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.” Matthew 18:2-5  

I remember the day I was confirmed in the church many years ago. The day was special and filled with hope and promises. I’ve walked with my heavenly Father for many days now. Sometimes, my posture towards Him is more like a rebellious teenager that believes I already know all the answers and don’t need any help. Those times have brought about swift disciplining from God. He disciplines me because He loves me and knows that I need true fellowship with Him (Hebrews 12:7-11). He also knows, as I do, that I need to change and be transformed into a child who reflects her heavenly Father. I find that only when I approach Him as a little child do I find that sweet communion. With a humble heart filled with trust and faith that my Father God will forgive, protect, correct, teach, and train me in the ways of righteousness, I come to Him as His child. This posture is not always easy but is always best.

Blessings,

Mimi

 

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New Study Begins Monday!

Good Morning!

On Monday, the journey will begin for Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way by Stephen Macchia. This study will only be offered in a Facebook Group experience.  Each chapter contains biblical readings, historical insights, and questions to consider as you craft your personal rule of life. We will discuss a chapter each week.

Come join the fun! I will need your email address in order to invite you to be a part of the private Facebook Group. You can let me know if you’d like to participate by commenting on this page, by sending me an email to sweeterthanhoneyministry@gmail.com, or leaving me a message on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SweeterThanHoneyMinistry/

If you’d like to learn more about the book and/or order a copy, click here for the Amazon link. For other details, click here.

Blessings,

Mimi

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