We spend hours blog hopping and reading each other’s blogs; but do we read God’s blog??
I enjoy the ministry of blogging and the time it takes is a blessing. My focus is sharing what the Lord has placed on my heart. In the course of a day as I write and read other ladies’s posts I have read many Bible verses and content lifting the Lord Jesus up and encouraging my heart.
It is easy to figure I have read plenty of Scripture and forgo my quiet time with the Lord.
When I read my Bible, I often am reminded of the thought that the Bible is God’s blog written for me. It is divided up into ‘series’ and ‘posts’ that are bite sized and just the right amount to read even when you are a busy mom.
Why do we neglect our time with the Lord so easily?
Many bloggers write a ‘series’ on topics such as house cleaning, parenting, or meal planning. The ideas are endless. Even though I read many blogs and comment to encourage other bloggers, I am drawn into their topic and blessed in return.
Do we guard our quiet time with the Lord as closely as we guard our blogging time?
God has divided the Bible up into ‘series’ in a similar way as we divide our topics up in blogging. It draws readers in and brings them back to read some more. In the Bible there are series on kings, the life of Jesus, the epistles, and you get the idea.
I often see each chapter in the Bible like it is a post from God Himself to me (and you.) They are just the right length that even a busy mom can read them without neglecting her duties that are pulling on her. Even if you want to read systematically through the Bible it is only a few chapters a day and is do-able.
But did we skip God’s blog today to read blogs on the bloggisphere?
Just a thought.
God be Praised,
Rhonda over at Following Our Leader shared:
Please take the time to read this post if you didn’t get the chance
It will strengthen your marriage,
and who doesn’t want to do that?!
Paula over at Beauty Through Imperfections shared:
Purity before marriage is the way God intended
We live in a sin cursed world
Paula shares from her heart
There were about 54 posts linked up last week!! WOW thanks ladies!!
Spread the word because I’d love to see 100!!
to all you ladies who linked up last week and today!!
I read just about each post every week but cannot always comment like I was doing.
I have three month old identical twins and most often read while feeding and have NO hands free to type!!
Blogging is SUCH an encouragement to me
and is one of the TWO things I don’t want to give up during this season of my life
(the other thing is playing the trombone, LOL)
So, if you ever feel BLAH, depressed, in the doldrums, need friends:
LINKUP each WEDNESDAY!!
Encouraging OTHERS, thinking of someone besides yourSELF in the name of Jesus
Lifts our Spirits
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Home in the Kitchen
Marriage is for Keeps
Quiet Thoughts of your Christian Walk
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In Christ Alone,
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Judith lives in the beautiful Pocono Mountains with the most amazing husband for the past thirty-five fleeting years. She has been blessed with seven wonderful children through birth, adoption, and tubal reversal. When her oldest was five, she quit her job on the night shift and homeschooled for over twenty-five years. God has taken the imperfections of her life and keeps turning them into something that can be used for His glory. She writes in her spare time over at WholeHearted Home to inspire and equip women for holy living with joyfilled hearts.