"The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life- only to take it up again. No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again (John 10:17,18).
-willingly undertaking a task
-meant to help others/ a gift to others
The greatest gift of all: Jesus' willingness to die for our sins and take the punishment that we deserve. Thank-you, Jesus.
Continuing to give thanks...
-Jesus' willingness to die on the cross for us
-that God is a God of affection and love
-another fun play date for Deborah
-a nice visit with our dinner guest
-fellowship with staff and board members
-great volunteer soccer coaches
-being able to watch my daughter and my son play on the same day
-being part of such a wonderful community, willing to help support the school
-the bountiful supply of fresh fruit
-a time of fellowship and praise and worship
-a fun day out as a couple