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DAY 8 : ADMONISH “…we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us and we respected them. Shall we not much more be subject to the Father of spirits and live? For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained […]

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DAY 7 : HUMILITY “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. – Matthew 5:5 {ESV} “Ok, sweet girl, we are going for a ride,” I said to my 7 year old niece.. “I’m ready, Aunt Laura,” she replied with a big smile while sliding her Mickey Mouse sunglasses onto the top of her head. […]

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DAY 6 : AFFIRM “I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.” – Psalm 139:14 {ESV} ****** Affirm: To validate, to assert as valid or confirmed, or to express dedication to. This earthly world does a good job of robbing us of the affirmation […]

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DAY 5 : PURPOSE “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? “ – Micah 6:8 {ESV} To know one’s purpose is to have a life direction – a target at […]

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DAY 4 : AFFECTION “And he took a child and put him in the midst of them, and taking him in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me.” – Mark 9:36-37 {ESV} There are […]

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14
Jul
2014

Men Must Pursue

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Men Must Pursue, Grace Based Parenting, Joey Espinosa, Family Matters

  When I was a young, immature, and foolish new Christian, I remember arguing with a female friend about who was to blame for the first sin in the Garden of Eden. To me, it was obvious that since Eve took the first bite of the forbidden fruit, that we should blame her. It wasn’t […]

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Boys should be able to describe what a godly man looks like, having watched one from the time they were a little boy.  Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for most.  For many boys, a godly man is something like Superman or Big Foot.  It is not something that can be grasped. A couple of weeks […]

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03
Jun
2013

DIY Father’s Day

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Father's Day, Family Matters Blog, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, DIY

  I don’t know about you, but my husband and father are the hardest people to shop for.  They either get what they want from the tool store or they want a boat.  Gift cards are boring and I can’t just go out and buy a boat. I have a hunch that I am not […]

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27
Mar
2013

Growing up I had it pretty rough. My 3 older brothers both teased and picked on me and even had the nerve to be really protective of me. My parents were worse. My Dad worked hard to provide for our family so he didn’t come home until right before dinner each night. And I do […]

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It’s finally here! We have compiled the 31 Daily Devotionals plus their images, Next Steps and Resources that we recommend for all of our readers AND the Bios of all guest authors into this ONE easy to read digital document for you to download. This version of 31 Days of Prayer for your Children is […]

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