Where has the time gone …

Wow … I cannot believe it has been so long since I last posted something on this blog. Furthermore, I cannot believe all that has happened in the time since my last blog post:

-change of residence

-change places of employement

-a couple of trips to Israel

-pregnancy & birth of first child (Hezekiah Micah Kirkland-5/14/2009)

-a change of career (now a stay at home mom)

-hubby has been busy with more schooling & ministry

Life has been busy, but the Lord has been faithful to teach and grow me through all of the changes He has brought into my life.

I am just glad to be able to blog again! I am not sure how consistent my posts will be from this point moving forward (now that I am chasing after a 1 year old & all), but I am certainly looking forward to sharing more of what God is teaching me from His Word soon!

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About Elizabeth

I am a sinner, saved by grace striving to increase in the knowledge of my Savior and His precious Word each day. The reader should know that there are a few presuppositions with which I approach this blog: 1) I believe in the biblical gospel, which basically purports that all mankind is born under the curse of sin (due to the sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden). Therefore, man is separated from God and can have no relationship with God because He is perfectly holy, not even able to look upon sin. Unfortunately, God is also perfectly just and must not only separate Himself from sin, but must also punish it. In order to reconcile man to Himself, God, the Father, sent God, the Son, down to earth to live as a man and take our sins upon Himself on the cross. While on the cross, God, the Son, bore the full weight of the wrath of God, the Father, against our sins in order that we who believe in Him might be set free from the curse of our sin. God, the Son, Jesus Christ, died as a propitiation for our sin in order to appease God, the Father's, holy and just character, redeem us from sin, and reconcile those who believe in this gospel to God, the Father. 2) I am primarily writing to those who already believe in this biblical gospel. In other words, this blog is not focused on evangelizing the lost, but edifying believers. 3) I believe that the Christian Bible is the very word of God. Therefore, it is completely inerrant, infallible, sufficient, and authoritative in the life of a believer.
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