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Karen DeBeus

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Mary and Martha and Keeping It Simple// ep 154

Our world certainly glorifies the Martha lifestyle- busy, busy, busy- take a look at Pinterest and Instagram and we see a world of Marthas. Those who can cook, sew, decorate, throw parties, and do it all with perfection are pretty much considered the epitome of modern-day success in homemaking and womanhood. You don’t see many Pinterest posts of a woman, completely oblivious to how the “photo” looks because she is sitting at her Savior’s feet. Maybe her hair is askew, her makeup absent, but she has a glow about her that comes from being at his feet. And it is more beautiful than any photo.

In a world that focuses on busyness and a picture-perfect life, Jesus tells us that Mary chose the better. And even more importantly, it will not be taken away from her. Let’s talk about how we can live more simply when we live like Mary.

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Simply...Seeking Him

Daily Scripture

 

Welcome to Simply Seeking Him…Daily Scripture Encouragement. There is nothing greater that you can do in your life than to know God’s Word. He is the reason we exist and our purpose in life is to know Him and make Him known! My passion for the Bible has prompted me to encourage women to study His Word daily. We hope this daily Scripture will help you to do just that!

Each day there will be a Scripture to read. I encourage you to use the translation of your choice. I would also encourage you to get a journal specifically for writing out Scripture. There is something about putting the pen to paper that helps us connect with His Word even more. Then take it further if you can and memorize part of it as well as researching the verses YOURSELF. We have provided some helpful resources but there are many out there.

Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
Philippians 4:5  NIV

Write it Out

Write the passage in your journal or verses that you select from the passage.

What do these verses teach me about God?

Our purpose in reading the Bible should first and foremost to know who God is. In your journal, write what this passage teaches you about God. Then look at it in the context of the book, who it was written to, and how it applies to you today.

Memorize

Commit part (or all) of the passage to memory.

Take it further

Resources for further study:

Enduring Word Commentary

Bible Study Tools

Blue Letter Bible

Download your FREE journal page!

Get our NEW journal!

This simple journal is a place to organize your thoughts, prayers, and studies.

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Daily Scripture

 

Welcome to Simply Seeking Him…Daily Scripture Encouragement. There is nothing greater that you can do in your life than to know God’s Word. He is the reason we exist and our purpose in life is to know Him and make Him known! My passion for the Bible has prompted me to encourage women to study His Word daily. We hope this daily Scripture will help you to do just that!

Each day there will be a Scripture to read. I encourage you to use the translation of your choice. I would also encourage you to get a journal specifically for writing out Scripture. There is something about putting the pen to paper that helps us connect with His Word even more. Then take it further if you can and memorize part of it as well as researching the verses YOURSELF. We have provided some helpful resources but there are many out there.

Commit your way to the Lord;
trust in him and he will do this:
He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn,
your vindication like the noonday sun.
Psalm 37:5-6  NIV

Write it Out

Write the passage in your journal or verses that you select from the passage.

What do these verses teach me about God?

Our purpose in reading the Bible should first and foremost to know who God is. In your journal, write what this passage teaches you about God. Then look at it in the context of the book, who it was written to, and how it applies to you today.

Memorize

Commit part (or all) of the passage to memory.

Take it further

Resources for further study:

Enduring Word Commentary

Bible Study Tools

Blue Letter Bible

Download your FREE journal page!

Get our NEW journal!

This simple journal is a place to organize your thoughts, prayers, and studies.

To learn more about my Homeschool Consulting and Mentoring visit: Homeschool Consulting and Mentoring. Don’t walk this journey alone.

Get My Book!

Called Home: Finding Joy in Letting God Lead Your Homeschool: Updated, Revised, and Expanded with Journal Section

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SIGN UP NOW- BIBLE-BASED HOMESCHOOLING E-COURSE

Simply...Seeking Him

Daily Scripture

 

Welcome to Simply Seeking Him…Daily Scripture Encouragement. There is nothing greater that you can do in your life than to know God’s Word. He is the reason we exist and our purpose in life is to know Him and make Him known! My passion for the Bible has prompted me to encourage women to study His Word daily. We hope this daily Scripture will help you to do just that!

Each day there will be a Scripture to read. I encourage you to use the translation of your choice. I would also encourage you to get a journal specifically for writing out Scripture. There is something about putting the pen to paper that helps us connect with His Word even more. Then take it further if you can and memorize part of it as well as researching the verses YOURSELF. We have provided some helpful resources but there are many out there.

The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.  He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him. He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him.  But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,  who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

John 1:9-13 ESV

Write it Out

Write the passage in your journal or verses that you select from the passage.

What do these verses teach me about God?

Our purpose in reading the Bible should first and foremost to know who God is. In your journal, write what this passage teaches you about God. Then look at it in the context of the book, who it was written to, and how it applies to you today.

Memorize

Commit part (or all) of the passage to memory.

Take it further

Resources for further study:

Enduring Word Commentary

Bible Study Tools

Blue Letter Bible

Download your FREE journal page!

Get our NEW journal!

This simple journal is a place to organize your thoughts, prayers, and studies.

To learn more about my Homeschool Consulting and Mentoring visit: Homeschool Consulting and Mentoring. Don’t walk this journey alone.

Get My Book!

Called Home: Finding Joy in Letting God Lead Your Homeschool: Updated, Revised, and Expanded with Journal Section

Join the Online Book Club!

SIGN UP NOW- BIBLE-BASED HOMESCHOOLING E-COURSE