Devoted to The Lord

1 Corinthians 7:34-35:
“An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord’s affairs:
Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit.
But a married woman is concerned about the things of this world –
how she can please her husband.
I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you,
but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord.”

Dear Christian Woman,

We have been called to undivided devotion to the Lord Jesus Christ. He has purified us from our sin and worldliness and set us apart to His holy purposes, are you walking in daily devotion to Him?

Perhaps the best way to start this discussion is by taking a few moments to consider what “undivided devotion” is. Simply put, it is a focused commitment and sacrificial giving of ourselves to someone or something. We fix our eyes on the goal and do not let them wander or waver. When the going gets tough, we are committed to giving whatever it takes to accomplish that goal. In this passage, the apostle Paul expects unmarried women to be making the Lord Jesus Christ their goal. Is He yours? Continue reading “Devoted to The Lord”

Daughters: Are You Joyfully Serving?

What a beautiful season we have been given, as daughters and sisters at home, to serve others through the resources God has given us. Ecclesiastes reminds us of the brevity of each season in chapter three, verse one: “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” We are called to redeem the time, fruitfully bringing Christ glory through our service. Whatever the Lord calls us to do—whether it be reading to our siblings or assisting our mother in her household duties—we should joyfully and contentedly do these things to the best of our ability, as unto the Lord (Colossians 3:23). Continue reading “Daughters: Are You Joyfully Serving?”

Duggar kids, free indeed

Here is  a great article with some excellent and insightful commentary on the Duggar family: As we spoke to the 3 of them, one word kept jumping out at me:  Freedom.  These girls were experiencing freedom teenagers rarely taste.  Completely free to be themselves.  The exact opposite of the words so often used by media folk to describe the 19 kids. Click here to read the … Continue reading Duggar kids, free indeed