Monday, May 07, 2012

Yesterday Was Amazing!

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Yesterday was simply amazing! L.J. decided to stand up and declare his love for the Lord and be water baptized! It's one of those moments that brings such joy to a mother's heart! He's has been wanting to be baptized for a few months but my poor boy is so shy, he at one point asked could we just have the pastors over to baptize him in the bath tub. I giggled, "L.J. that's kind of missing the point of public declaration!" Our amazing children's Pastor Fawnda had a talk with L.J. and was able to ease many of his fears and he said, "let's do it!"  This day was one of the few times I had seen my husband cry! The other times where when we got married, our beautiful babies where born, and of course when a close family member has passed.
(This picture is Pastor Fawnda, Pastor Andrew the youth Pastor, and Pastor Nik praying over Logan.)

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He's ready to take the plunge!
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He was so happy!
Wait there's more...
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My Mother In-law felt moved in the spirit and she too took the plunge and made a commitment to the Lord at the very last minute! Our church was prepared with extra clothes for anyone feeling the spirit move in them!
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Simply Amazing! Oh, wait there's a little more 40+ people where baptized and even more had come to the Lord back in November! Simply amazing! Sorry, I just can't help myself.. Simply Amazing!!!

9 comments:

  1. I am so happy for you and your boy, Serena! xoxo

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  2. I have goose bumps. What a joyous day, Serena! Tell L.J. we are all over here shouting, "WOOT WOOT!"

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  3. This is beautiful! Yup, what Tiffany said above, goosebumps! I am proud of your boy for taking that big step, and then your mother-in-law! What a joyous day, congrats to your blessed family!

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  4. A beautiful moment and choice! Thank you for sharing! Gave me tears of happiness!

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  5. So awesome! I recently started following your blog for the recipes, but what a lovely bonus! Congratulations to your little man- tell him "Welome to the family"! Awww.

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  6. Such a blessing Serena! Thanks for stopping in earlier!!

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  7. Congratulations to your WHOLE family!!! What a special day for you~

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