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]

Tuesday, August 19, 2008


When my three kids were little we taught them how to give "Butterfly Kisses". I am amazed to find out that so many people don't know what they are or how to do it. In case you're one of those people - it's when you come face to face with another person and put your eyes close enough to touch each other's eyelashes. Then you bat them - like the wings of a butterfly! Simple - special - face to face and very close.
God has been THAT CLOSE to me over the last few weeks... pouring on His Butterfly Kisses - reminding me how close He is and how much He loves me.

Psalm 34:18
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted
and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 85

7 Show us Your unfailing love, O LORD,

and grant us Your salvation.
8 I will listen to what God the LORD will say;

He promises peace to His people, His saints—
but let them not return to folly.
9 Surely His salvation is near those who fear Him,

that His glory may dwell in our land.
10 Love and faithfulness meet together;

righteousness and peace kiss each other.
11 Faithfulness springs forth from the earth,

and righteousness looks down from heaven.
12 The LORD will indeed give what is good,

and our land will yield its harvest.
13 Righteousness goes before Him

and prepares the way for His steps. [all emphasis mine]

Choosing JOY,



Much4Him said...

Hi Stephanie,

I felt those kisses as I read your comments! Praise God! And as I awoke this morning God spoke Phil 1:6 to me:

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

Praise Jesus for His might grace and encouragement!