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1420 - 1434, Ephesians 3:14-21

1420. The electricity going off just in time for a candle lit dinner - and coming back just on time for clean up
1421. Catching up with a friend that I've really been missing
1422. Praying for a conversation that Matt needed to have with a friend, and God blessing the conversation abundantly
1423. The boys asking for more chores (so they could enter another X on the computer)
1424. Blake singing (at this very moment) "This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine"
1425. The ability to pray to the God of all creation - with all of my heart, mind and soul - that He will work in Blake and through Blake and truly allows His light to shine

Scriptural Blessings
1427. He is sovereign over EVERY FAMILY IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH
1430. He offers his LOVE
1431. The love He offers is WIDER, LONGER, HIGHER and DEEPER than we could ever imagine
1432. We can be FILLED with the FULLNESS OF GOD
1433. HE IS ABLE

 For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15 from whom every family[a] in heaven and on earth derives its name. 16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ19and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.
 20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, 21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.

Praying the word
Lord may I kneel before You, my Father on a regular basis.  Thank You for the reminder that every family in heaven and on earth derives its name from you - even the broken ones.  Lord, you are sovereign over all.  I think I'd like to echo Paul's prayer, this morning, for anyone who happens to be reading this blog.  Father God I pray for my friends (including readers I haven't met) & family, Father will you strengthen them with power through Your Spirit in their inner being, so that You may dwell in their hearts through faith.  Lord, may they have power, together with all of Your holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is Your love, and to know Your love that surpasses knowledge that they may be filled to the measure of all Your fullness.  Now to You who are able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to your power that is at work within us, to You be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever!


  1. I just now am getting caught up on blog reading... I had SO much writing to do and all of the other LIFE stuff that when I finally got back to reading other people's blogs I had 150 in my email!!

    You are just GROWING, and it is beautiful.
    Every single post is an encouragement to me.

    I love you!!


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