Friday, January 21, 2011

Beatitudes for the Home

Beatitude ~ 1. Blessedness; felicity of the highest kind; consummate bliss 2. The declaration of blessedness made by our Savior to particular virtues.
Noah Websters 1828 Dictionary
The Beatitudes for the home ~

Blessed are the husband and wife who continue to be affectionate and considerate, loving after the wedding bells have ceased ringing.

Blessed are the husband and wife who are as polite and courteous to one another as they are to their friends.

Blessed are they who have a sense of humor, for this attribute will be a handy shock absorber.

Blessed are they who love their mates more than any other person in the world and who joyfully fulfill their marriage vows of lifetime of fidelity and mutual helpfulness to one another.
Blessed are they who attain parenthood, for children are a heritage of the Lord.

Blessed are they who remember to thank God for their food before they partake of it, & who set apart some time each day for the reading of the Bible & for prayer.

Bless are those mates who never speak loudly to one another & who make their home a place where seldom is heard a discouraging word.

Blessed are the husband & wife who faithfully attend the worship service of the church & who work together in the church for the advancement of Christ's Kingdom.

blessed are the husband and wife who can work out problems of adjustments without interference from the relatives.

Blessed is the couple who has complete understanding about financial matters and who has worked out a perfect partnership with all money under the control of both.

Blessed are the husband & wife who humbly dedicate their lives & their home to Christ and who practice the teaching of Christ in the home by being unselfish, loyal and loving.

taken from Baptist Bulletin Service

Blessed am I, who has a Godly, loving, husband!!!!!

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Welcome to the farm ~ we are a blended family with 7 children (3 are married), 4 grandsons, 5 dogs, 3 rabbits, and 15 chickens living on 3 acres in Georgia. I love crafting, sewing, cooking & canning, recipes of all kinds, reading, playing with my little buddies, family time, travel, pinterest and most of all the Lord.