Believing the Promises of God - in His Word

Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed… Without weakening in his faith… Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what He had promised. ~ Romans 4 [selected 18-21]

Monday, July 21, 2008

Future Generations

As I awaited the anticipated phone call this morning for my 6th grandchild to arrive, I pondered what the future would hold for this child 'yet unborn'. For 9 months I was convinced that this 'surprise' child was a girl - until 5AM this morning whenI read Psalm 21. The LORD revealed the gender and more about the child's destiny.

Psalm 21
3 You welcomed him with rich blessings
and placed a crown of pure gold on his head.
4 He asked you for life, and you gave it to him
length of days, for ever and ever.
5 Through the victories you gave, his glory is great;
You have bestowed on him splendor and majesty.
13 Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength;
we will sing and praise Your might. [emphasis mine]
was born at 8:15AM today -
weighing a hefty 9 lbs. 15 oz. -
21 inches long.

Braden means: Descendant, wise one...
His middle name is in honor of his grandfather, and also his great-grandfather [whose middle names were also Montgomery] and who are both now in the Presence of Almighty God. Braden's grandfather [Bob] prayed that all of his grandchildren would be "Mighty Warriors in the Kingdom of God" ... even the ones yet unborn.

Psalm 22
27 All the ends of the earth
will remember and turn to the LORD,
and all the families of the nations
will bow down before Him,
28 for dominion belongs to the LORD
and He rules over the nations.
29 All the rich of the earth will feast and worship;
all who go down to the dust will kneel before Him—
those who cannot keep themselves alive.
30 Posterity will serve Him;
future generations will be told about the Lord.
31 They will proclaim His righteousness
to a people yet unborn—
for he has done it. [emphasis mine]
It will be our honor to pass onto Braden the heritage of our faith in Christ - and share with him all that God the Father has done in his family. May his life be one of great victory as he "goes against the flow", upstream - when everyone else is flowing downstream. May he be ever wise in his choices and expectations. May he trust in the One True God - the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob - the God of the Living. [Mark12:24-27] May he be blessed - and be a blessing to all.
To see pictures of Braden - click on Click here: Rob and Becky's Web and go to Family - then pictures or VIDEO - Braden's Birth [for the latest music video of his birth].

Choosing JOY ... as the 'yet unborn' has be born,
[Trusting God's Heart]


Brenda Arce said...

Congratulations on my a grandmother once again! I'm sure you can't wait to see him in person!
What a blessing children are!!!

Brenda Arce said...

oops I meant to write "Congratulations on being a grandmother..."
don't know why my fingers typed what they did!!
Take care!