Thursday, January 1, 2009

Are you ready for a JESUS-YEAR?

I am looking forward to 2009!! Boy, I don't know about you...but 2008 was one more rocky boat ride! Sad to say there was more down waves than high ones. Thanks to God and His word and lots of prayer warriors the ship is tattered and torn ...but not shattered or wrecked!!! Whew...it is not easy to admit that my life at the end of 2007 and all 2008 has not been peachy...I can't imagine going through these things without God in my life...
That is why when I read on Beth's blog in her prayer.. that we wanted a Jesus-Year and HE wanted and US-Year it just clung to my heart. I want more of Jesus and to think that HE wants more of me brings tears to my eyes.

So that leads me to this...What can I do that will lead me to a JESUS-YEAR?
Reading my bible and scripture memory!

My dear friend Dee Dee is hosting Tuesday's Together in the Word on her blog. We'll be reading the Bible each day using the following plan, and posting on Tuesday's about what we've read or at least that we've read...

http://www.heartlight.org/devotionals/reading_plans/dailylight.pdf

If you would like to join us head over to Dee Dee's and sign up on Mr. Linky. It will be great to spend time in the word with others and see how God speaks to each of us. Plus, the accountability is an added bonus!

Also...

Beth Moore at LMP is hosting Siesta Scripture Memory where you memorize 2 scriptures a month. That is 24 verse a year!! I must admit that I am horrible at memorizing things. With the year that I have gone through I need this more than ever.
This is how it works: Go to the LPM blog and sign up and then on the 1st and 15th Beth will have a scripture that you can memorize with her or if God has laid a different scripture for you to memorize post it on the comments.
Beth commented in her prayer that she wanted a Jesus-Year...I agree I too want a Jesus-Year!

So how about it? Will you join me in making the year 2009 A JESUS-YEAR!!!

7 comments:

Sharon Brumfield said...

Amen! That is the cry of my soul.

Melanie said...

Hi, Darlene! I just love how we have so many opportunities to grow TOGETHER in God's Word over this next year.

Happy New Year!

DeeDee said...

Going deeper - together -

:)
~dd

Debra said...

Darlene,

I have so enjoyed being your bloggy friend this past year. And I am so looking forward to growing in the Lord and gleaning from one another in 2009.

Blessings to you, my sweet friend.

Sherri Watt said...

We will all be growing together and praying for one another. What great thing to have in 2009.

Happy New Year Darlene!

Kimberly said...

Happy Jesus-Year, Darlene! :)

Christina said...

I'm going to check these links out and year I would like to join you.

Happy New Year and I pray for health and happiness for you and your family.