BJU Press Focus on Fives Homeschool Kindergarten

I haven’t looked a Homeschool Kindergarten curriculum in a long time. When I had the opportunity to review BJU Press Focus on Fives curriculum, I jumped at the chance. I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to use it with my granddaughter, Audrey. She is a bright and energetic soul and eager to learn. […]

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History and Meaning of the Great Seal of the United States of America

Have you ever looked at a dollar bill and wondered what the meaning was of the strange symbols found there? Maybe you have heard stories of the Illuminati and the founding father’s sending strange messages about what they believed. Or if you are like most of us, you didn’t even give it much thought. But […]

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Fruit of the Spirit Self-Control

Fruit of the Spirit - Self-Control

Fruit of the Spirit Study

Self-Control

Self-Control… Does anyone else look at that word and pause?  We all want to think we have self-control, but do we really?

Self-Control:  Restraint exercised over one’s own impulses, emotions, or desires.

It’s so easy to point out what others are not doing right, how THEY aren’t exercising control.  But no one likes to think about their own failures, their own lack of restraint.

I want to take this time to retrain myself and regain my “control” so that I can not only teach this to my girls but show them.  Let them see that it’s not easy for me but it is important.

Let’s look at what the Bible has to say about self-control.  How do we know it’s important to God?  Fist, there are 52 verses that talk about self-control!

In today’s study we are going to take a deeper look at 5 of them.  Simply click on the image below and download your Fruit of the Spirit Study: Self-Control to join in.  I’d love to know your notes and take-away’s from today’s study – comment below or on the posts on Facebook and Instagram!

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Fruit of the Spirit - Self-Control

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Fruit of the Spirit Faithfulness

Fruit of the Spirit Bible Study: Faithfulness

Fruit of the Spirit Bible Study

Faithfulness

We were created in the image of God.  So it should not be a surprise that when we read the 19 verses on faithful or faithfulness in the Bible that over 80% of them are talking about God and His faithfulness.  He is our great example.  We are made to follow Him.  So let’s dig in and see how He is faithful to us and how we can mold our actions and thoughts after His.

We are not perfect (far from it) and we aren’t meant to be.  But we do know we are to follow God’s lead and remain faithful to Him.

This week we are going to explore 7 verses to discuss how God is faithful.  Find out what is important to Him and how can we follow His example.  God has proven His faithfulness over and over again.  Knowing we are created in His image we know that this is already in us.  We need to want to search Him out.  Find those dark places we need to shine His light on.

Simply click on the image below and download your Fruit of the Spirit Study: Faithfulness to join in.  I’d love to know your notes and take-away’s from today’s study – comment below or on the posts on Facebook and Instagram!

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Fruit of the Spirit Bible Study: Faithfulness

 

Love Life, Love God, Live For HIM…

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Doodle Journeys

Doodle Journeys: A Fill-In Journal for Everyday ExplorersDoodle Journeys: A Fill-In Journal for Everyday Explorers Do you or your children like to journal or create scrapbooks of places you have traveled? When our children were younger we had them create a notebook when we traveled (and yes we counted it as homeschooling), which would serve as their report for the trip. In […]

Apologia Exploring Creation Science DVDs

Apologia Exploring Creation Science DVDsApologia Exploring Creation Science DVDs I was recently able to preview three spectacular Science DVDs from Apologia.  If you haven’t heard of this company, let me tell you, they are amazing.  They were recently voted the number one publisher of creation-based science and Bible curriculum and have more than fifty top awards from parents and […]