Sunday, February 01, 2009

Finally a Picture to Share

Our seven-year-old son was baptized on December 7, and I finally have a picture from that day to share. It was a little while for it to be e-mailed from the church and then with all the upheaval of the move it took an even longer while for me to get around to filing it so I can get it on my blog, but I wanted to share it here and not bury it back on my original post.

Here it is!

Father, help us to continue to teach these children how great You are and to know and love and hide Your word in their hearts, and help us not to place stumbling blocks before them that would make it hard for their faith to grow. Thank You for moving in M's heart and in J's heart and drawing them to You. Please continue to lead them to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, our LORD and Savior, and we trust You to please draw their sister to You, we pray, and help us to live faithful lives before them so they will see that their Mom and Dad really believe these truths we are teaching them. Help us to model in front of them an ironclad trust in our covenant-keeping God, and lead us to continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ, too. And when we stumble, help us to be honest and tenderhearted and confess to You and trust You to guard their hearts. These children are Yours, please help us to point them ever to You. Amen.


Leigh Ann said...

Wonderful-I wish we could have been there! :-)

Heather said...

How wonderful! I wish I had photos this good of my older three's baptisms.

I'm loving your testimonies of conscious gratitude. You're speaking my language--and the gist of my conference in Phoenix last weekend.

Keep bloomin' where you're planted!

Thelma said...


jen said...

That is a special blessing.