Walking in Joy


I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. 3 John 1:4


Counting the gifts ...




As I stood and watched my husband baptize our daughter yesterday, older sister standing with me towel in hand, little sister slipping back out to sit with Auntie and watch from a distance, I was ever mindful of how blessed I am.

Faith
Family
Friends

Commitment
Community
Communion


Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade—kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God's power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 1 Peter 1:3-9

Walking in Joy today ...


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Comments

  1. Beautiful! How wonderful to have your husband baptize your daughter! Blessings!

    Camie

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  2. What a lovely gift to see your husband baptize your child! My dad baptized me, my brothers and all of his grandchildren.
    Beautiful post!
    Grace to you
    ~a

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