Mar 30, 2018

The Easter Story

Here’s a story I think you should know,
It happened a long, long time ago.

So relax your mind and picture this
A rocky road lined with a joyful crowd
Shouting hosanna to the son of God.

He rode on a donkey surrounded by those
Excited to be near the King of the Jews.

They threw their cloaks and branches from trees,
They screamed ‘til their voices were merely squeaks.
They entered Jerusalem with a triumphant shout
Hosanna, blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!

Now picture this a few days later, another procession
But the mood’s now somber as they followed the Savior
To a place called Golgotha

They saw Him nailed to a wooden cross
Between two thieves one who mocked and scoffed,
You saved others now save yourself.

On that wooden cross on Golgotha’s hill,
My Lord died for your sins and mine.

But hey now, let’s not be sad
Three days later He defeated death
An empty tomb stands witness to this

Two angels stood guard at the tomb on that day
And said, “Jesus of Nazareth is not here, He’s risen today!”

Not long after that the saga continued,
Jesus ascended to heaven where He sits at the right of God’s throne

But wait a minute now, the story hasn’t ended
Jesus is in heaven now but He’s coming back again
The question is, are you ready for the big event?

Happy Easter!

(I wrote this poem over ten years ago.)

Trusting Him,
 ~Bernadine~

Mar 29, 2018

A Girl of the Word - Quiet Time Journal

I'm happy to announce that the first Journal in my Quietly Becoming Journal/ Bible Study Guide Series is now available on Amazon. This interactive journal will make an excellent addition to your quiet time materials.Purchase your copy on Amazon
Trusting Him,
 ~Bernadine~

Feb 11, 2018

Mark Within Salvation Book Review



Reading Mark’s story, the third book in Alisa Wagner’s Anoma Series was a total emotional roller coaster. Zach the brother of Ruth emerges as a very strong character in this book. He is now known as Mark so that he can remain under the World Government’s radar after completing a daring robbery of the World Bank. He and his friend Li are on a mission to strengthen their underground network so that Pastor Tom’s and Ruth teachings can have a wider reach. 

There are many twists and turns in this book as the story comes together. Mark and Li are doing an excellent job working to expand the underground network however, Mark has a secret that could put their entire operation in jeopardy. Also, danger follows Ruth and their expanding colonial family.

I love the way this underground group has grown into a strong family unit who are there for each other even in the face of danger. They continue to encourage and pray for each other while living their lives with hope in the one true God. Their small but determined group thrive as they make inroads in weakening the World Government.

Alisa Wagner has done an excellent job with this book. You will find it hard to put this book down once you get started. I’m excited that she has decided not to end this series at three books and look forward to reading other books in this series.

If this book sounds interesting to you, check out the entire series on Amazon, starting with Eve of Awakening. I promise it will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Trusting Him,
~Bernadine~