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Saturday, 13 February 2010

Spiritual Sundays

Hello friends~ Sunday is Valentine's Day, a day for sweethearts, and most of us are planning a special meal, or gift to give to our loved one to celebrate the occasion.

I have the most wonderful hubby in the world and he and I are best friends. I love him and my family very much and I am so very thankful for them. But as much as I love my hubby and my family, my heart belongs to Jesus first because I am a Christian and I am His child. I want to acknowledge Him on this special day as well.

I thought for my post today I would share the words to this song which most of us are familiar with.

I love You Lord
And I lift my voice
To worship You
Oh, my soul rejoice!
Take joy my King
In what You hear
Let it be a sweet, sweet sound in your ear.

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life." - John 3:16

He gave Himself for us. So, what can we give Him to repay Him for all He has done for us? Nothing! There is nothing we can do to earn so great a gift. All we can do is accept His gift, thank Him for it, and live our lives in such a way as to bring glory to His wonderful name!

This photo has been altered of course, but I believe the heart of God is there for all of us to see, if we would only open our spiritual eyes to see it!

Thank you Charlotte and Ginger for once again hosting Spiritual Sundays. Please click on the link to visit these ladies and the other participants.

Happy Valentine's Day! The Lord bless you today and make you a blessing!

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi


Debbie said...

Beautiful post. AMEN to it all. Have a wonderful Valentine's week-end. Blessings, Debbie

Mama Zen said...

Lovely, lovely post!

Whidbey Woman said...

Very nice! Happy Valentine's Day!

RCUBEs said...

Have a great "Valentine's" day sister. Everything you posted was beautiful. Glory to God!

Joan said...

Sandi - this is beautiful. Happy Valentine's day.

Carolyn said...

Hi Sandi,
Another great Spiritual Sunday post.
I hope you enjoy a lovely Valentine weekend.

Saleslady371 said...

Love your thoughts, Sandi! Happy Valentine's Day.

Shelia said...

HI Sandi! Oh, this was such a wonderful post and I too say - Amen! Because of Jesus, we truly have the ability to love!
Blessings to you and your on Valentine's Day.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Marydon Ford said...

G'day Sandi ~ What a lovely write ... AMEN! again.

Happy Valentine's
Have a loving weekend.
Hugs, Marydon

The Muse said...

God loves us greatly to give us soulmates, does He not ?

Be blessed :)

Gayle said...

Beautiful words. Hope your weekend is lovely. :-)

sarah said...

really like this. Have a great weekend. Happy Valentines

Dayle said...

Happy Valentine's Day!

The Vintage Attic said...

No greater love story..
Happy Valentines Day!

I'm having my 100 post giveaway, would love for you to stop by.


Marsha's Mpressions said...

Wow! beautiful photo!

Loren said...

Happy Valentines day

Denise said...

Such a sweet post.

SmilingSally said...

Good post on Love, Sandi. Have a good day.

Lisa said...

I love the John 3;16 Valentine! That is so cute.:) Thanks for sharing and have a Happy Valentine's Day!

Clif said...

Great post. Thank you.

Cathy said...

Very beautiful, Sandi, thank you ~

Charlotte said...

Beautiful love post, Sandi. Hope you are having a wonderful day.

Barbara Jean said...

Love the Valentine heart anagram.
(right name??)

thanks for sharing and HVD to you!


barbara jean

Joyfulsister said...

Happy Valentines Day!!!
May your day be filled with heartfelt love and everlasting joy.

Hugz Lorie

A Lil Story (Bilslands) said...

I love that song~ I used to sing it all the time, sometimes I still sing it in my head if I am having trouble falling asleep =)

Thank you for sharing! beautiful post~


The Watts Family said...

Wonderful enjoyed your post you are blessed indeed!!~Have a Most blessed Valentines ~Love Heather

daylily777 said...

Beautiful, wonderful post!
Happy Valentine' Day !

Ginger said...

This is beautiful! I love your picture.
God Bless,


A wonderful post, without out God , there would be no love.....

Monica@The White Bench said...

Thank you for your inspiring post and for the lovely words you left me, Sandi!
Have a beautiful week,

Ms.Daisy said...

Thank you, Sandi, a beautiful Spiritual Sunday post! I really like the photo with the "heart" sun - very nice!


Renee said...

What a beautiful post! I have the best hubby too!! Hope you had a good Valentines.

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