Through Jesus We are Protected {Thankful Thursdays}

Parents go to great lengths to keep their children safe. Think about how you protect your children. Many of us cushioned corners, locked cabinet doors and even put a lock on the oven door when our children were toddling around. When they are old enough to understand the stranger danger talk, we give it. There are many lessons we teach our children for safety and protection sake. Why? Because we want them to be protected as much as possible. As a Christian, we have protection also - through Jesus, we are protected.


We are Protected

I knew my son was never going to not get boo- boos. I felt the life drain out of me when my precious two-year old fell and hit his mouth on the lower inside rocker panel of my car after running around my parent’s front yard. The moment he opened his mouth and all the blood that came pouring out caused me to lose it. In the emergency room, I stopped counting at 40 stitches along the inside of his mouth. I would have gladly taken my son’s place that day. I even blamed myself for having the door open while he was coming to the car. No matter how I looked at it, that incident was something I could not keep from happening.

As parents, we would put our life on the line for our children. Children don't even understand what parents do to keep them protected. What about you? Have you thought about what God has done to protect you?

When Jesus was praying before His crucifixion, He prayed that God would keep us protected. (John 17:15) Jesus gave His life for us and He wanted us to be protected. The Bible even tells us in Ephesians 6:10-18 we need to daily be prepared with our armour and necessary equipment for attacks that will come. Just because we have a heavenly protection, doesn't mean we can be willy nilly in our everyday life. We need to pray a hedge of protection around our family on a daily basis.

Through Jesus I am protected.


9 comments

  1. Lori I remember that day when Jamie fell. Mothers and grand mothers love and pray for their children and grandchildren, when they hurt, we hurt!

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  2. Thank you for featuring my 10 Ways To Make Hubby Happy!!! That made my morning! :) I enjoy your site and especially your link up party here! It's nice to be able to share Christian posts and know they'll be accepted, appreciated and loved. I can't share Christian posts many places these days. Hope you have a wonderful day!

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  3. Hi Lori :-)
    As I read your post, my heart dropped into my stomach as I invisioned your little guy falling! Being a parent IS.SO.HARD. I remember those days of them little and now I feel those internal flinches each time I watch them play competitive basketball. Broken bones and lots of blood and bruises later, Jesus is still protecting us and keeping my mama's heart intact! Thank you for another wonderful Thankful Thursday!!!
    Blessings and smiles,
    Lori

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  4. Thanks, Momma! I love you.

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  5. Hi Danielle! Thank you, and your Christian posts will always be welcomed here. Thanks for visiting and commenting.

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  6. It is hard, but I wouldn't trade being a mom for anything. I love it! My son has grown up to riding bulls and steer wrestling. I'll never forget the first time watching him; my stomach was in knots. Thankfully, all he has had is a few scrapes and cuts, no broken bones. I hope you have a wonderful afternoon.

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  7. Agreed! Thank you Lori for what you are doing here with your link up:) I love it when I see the comments from your mother. It is obvious you are both special ladies that God is using in marvelous ways. Thank you for allowing me to share posts about my walk as a Christian. I hope to encourage and inspire my fellow believers. May God bless you and yours in all your endeavors! Have a great week!

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  8. Thank you, Horace. I'm glad to see you back linking up. Thanks for commenting.

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  9. So glad to be back Lori! I am in the process of getting better organized as I hope to attend my first bloggers conference this weekend. I am excited and nervous too! "be anxious for nothing" right? Have a blessed week and so proud of what you are doing here. God bless

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