Wait on the Lord:be of good courage,and He shall strengthen thine heart:wait, I say, on the Lord.
— Psalm 27:14
I am still laughing over what a church friend of our family’s said. She found out that her daughter’s lifelong dream of owning an extra-special piano could come true.
When the enemy shall come in like a flood,
the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.
— Isaiah 59:19b
They came back from vacation to find 30,000 gallons of water flooding their Arizona house because of a burst pipe.
The carpet was floating. The kitchen ceiling had fallen in.
But God hath chosen the foolish things
of the world to confound the wise;
and God hath chosen the weak things
of the world to confound
the things which are mighty.
— 1 Corinthians 1:27
He’s mentally retarded. He’ll never be a CEO or a physician or the President.
And said, Verily I say unto you,
Except ye be converted, and become as little children,
ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
— Matthew 18:3
As a Sunday School teacher for a dozen hyperventilating 2-year-olds, I have wished many times for certain key supplies to come along with the craft sticks,
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly
above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Unto him be glory in the church
by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
— Ephesians 3:20, 21
Marilyn is one of those glorious gals with a 400-watt smile.