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Encouragement for today: "He blesseth the habitation of the just" - C.H. Spurgeon

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  That house is most blest in which the master and mistress are God-fearing people; but a son or daughter or even a servant may bring a blessing on a whole household. The LORD often preserves, prospers, and provides for a family for the sake of one or two in it, who are "just" persons in His esteem, because His grace has made them so. - C.H. Spurgeon From Today's Daily Checkbook : Home Blessings "He blesseth the habitation of the just" — Proverbs 3:33 He fears the LORD, and therefore he comes under the divine protection even as to the roof which covers himself and his family.  His home is an abode of love, a school of holy training, and a place of heavenly light. In it there is a family altar where the name of the LORD is daily had in reverence. Therefore the LORD blesses his habitation.  It may be a humble cottage or a lordly mansion; but the LORD's blessing comes because of the character of the inhabitant and not because of the size of the dwelling.  That

Encouragement for today: Exodus Chapter 15

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  15  Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the   Lord , and spake, saying, I will sing unto the   Lord , for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. 2  The  Lord  is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him. 3  The  Lord  is a man of war: the  Lord  is his name. 4  Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea. 5  The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone. 6  Thy right hand, O  Lord , is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O  Lord , hath dashed in pieces the enemy. 7  And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed them as stubble. 8  And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as