Over the years, this by far has been one of my most viewed blog posts. It dates back to 2010. I have updated it with a link to a set of Free Scripture Cards inspired by my new book, Being OK With Where You Are.
Since so many of you asked, I wanted to let you know how I am making Scripture more visible in my home. This week, I focusing on low or no budget items. I call it ‘using what you have.’
Chalk Boards – by far are one of the most inexpensive and fun ways to share Scripture daily with your family! I have several all over the house – in the kitchen, near my entry, and in my girl’s bathroom. Here is one of mine that sits next to my coffee pot:
Look at what my friend **Tracie did! She is so creative she painted an entire door!
Frame it – I know it is simple to think of using your computer and printer to simply frame a favorite verse, but sometimes it is the simple things that work the best. Why not frame one of my free Scripture cards? There are 10 to choose from like this one:
I think the point is to be purposeful. Isn’t that the reason we make To Do Lists anyway? I know that I want my girls to be surrounded by God’s Word. I know that I want it to richly dwell in my heart. I think this is what the Lord intended when He said:
Write these commandments that I’ve given you today on your hearts. Get them inside of you and then get them inside your children. Talk about them wherever you are, sitting at home or walking in the street; talk about them from the time you get up in the morning to when you fall into bed at night. Tie them on your hands and foreheads as a reminder; inscribe them on the doorposts of your homes and on your city gates.
(The Message Translation).
May God give us creative ideas to be faithful to His Word!
What about you, how do make Scripture visible in your home?