Thursday, August 21, 2008

Thankful for New Life!


I'm all choked up with emotion as I write this.... Natalie was dedicated to the Lord as a baby. Keith and I promised to raise her in His truth. Over the past year she has really grown spiritually. Natalie chooses to believe in that truth, which is Jesus Christ. So the little girl who does not like to put her head under water tells me, "Mommy, God told my heart to get baptized". All I can say is praise God!! So here are her pictures openly proclaiming her belief in Jesus Christ as her savior, showing her obedience in what the Lord spoke to her heart. At seven years old she didn't question or second guess it! She simply walked forward in faith without wavering! Thank you Lord for your faithfulness!!
"Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude." Colossians 2:6-7

8 comments:

Lorie said...

Oh, I got goose bumps! Congratulations on such a wonderful set!

clkight said...

praise the lord! my heart is full seeing babies loving jesus!!!

Mandi said...

Oh my goodness - "God told my heart to get baptized"! I LOVE that childlike faith, and that just makes me smile from ear to ear!!

Tanksley Crew said...

YEAH!!!!!!!
I pray my Natalie will follow in your Natalie's foot steps one day. Our Natalie was dedicated this past June by my dad and I look at your natalie and see a bright star. Give her a big hug from The Tanksley Family. :0)

Miranda said...

Woo Hoo! Praise God! :) I'm so happy for her and for you.

Matthew said...

Oh, how the Lord does love the faith of children! Thank you for sharing your wonderful story and pics. It was a refreshment to my soul. Can you imagine the angels singing in Heaven that day?!

Alisha

Melanie said...

Gives me goosebumbs, Tina! I too made my committment to Jesus and was baptized at 7 years old! It's meant the world to me ever since! Thanks for sharing!!!!

Jill @ Live Laugh Blog said...

Oh what a wonderful day! The day all mommies pray and dream for our children.

Awesome!