Monday, November 10, 2008

Who Has the Power?

Now that the election is over and President-Elect Obama is preparing to hit the ground running as President, I've been thinking more about who really has control of this country, this world, this universe, etc. (Is there a such thing as an "etc." after universe? Hmmmm.)

Today is the 21st birthday of a young lady named Hannah who attends my church. In fact, I've known her since she was just five years old--which reminds me that I'm old. Anyway, I just found out that young Hannah has a blog called "handing Him the pen." What a great name for a blog and what a great philosophy of life to have at such a young age.

Here's the subtitle of her blog:

"Learning to give up the pen of my life story and hand it to the real Author… "
And then Hannah quotes Jeremiah 29:11 in the right margin:
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future."
Happy Birthday, Hannah and way to go on the blog.

On a related note, I should also point out Mical's blog, Fun and Faithful Tales. I just discovered it the other day and even though she doesn't officially go to our church, she attends what I refer to as one of our unofficial "sister churches", Calvary Chapel in Danville.

Both of these young ladies are examples of how to put your trust in Christ for everything you need.

I know that I still owe you all a Miss Sniz carwheel post. I'll be getting to that soon. Since it now gets dark here in Central Indiana by 6:00 p.m. we don't have a lot of daylight to do things outside after the work day.

7 comments:

Randy said...

Rog,

If your "old", I'm ancient! You know, you bring up an interesting question? Who really does run this country or for that matter, the world? One day, we know the antichrist will and I feel that this election is just a precursor of what is to come in the last days.

Be well,

Randy

Big Doofus said...

Randy:

We have some neighbors who are convinced that Obama is the anti-christ. They cannot say why. They just know it. My point is that we really have no idea how that will all work out. All I know is that I need to keep my eyes on the prize.

shay said...

He is truly bigger than all our small troubles. It gives me peace to know I don't have to have it all figured out but just do my part.
i'm going ot go check out those blogs now. I love Jer 29:11 it was on our wedding invites.

Randy said...

Roger,

I personally don't think Obama is the antichrist. He doesn't fit the requirements as laid out in scripture from my understanding. However, he could be instrumental in helping the antichrist in his domination of the world. You are right though: We need to keep our eyes on the prize.

Randy

Rebekah said...

She makes a very good point. That is one of my favorite scriptures. You can quote it during any time in life and be comforted

Mical said...

Hey, thank you, Roger! That is so amazing! Made my day! Thanks for the encouraging words!

God is faithful! :)

... Hope you're having a good week!

bakerhj said...

I too echo the comment Mical made!! Thanks for the kind words (and the plug for my blog!! :) ) I continue to enjoy reading your blog as well!!

Hannah