Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind

He was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole household. … He and his whole household believed. … His entire household believed in the Lord; and many … believed and were baptized. … He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. … Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has? Continue Reading “Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind”

My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth

I will open my mouth with a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old—things we have heard and known, things our ancestors have told us. We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has done. Continue Reading “My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth”