Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Ruby Tuesday Scripture Freebie ~ Galatians 5 vs. 1

Good morning!! I hope that you will have a great day.  When my daughter Ruby passed away I often found myself sitting around feeling really numb.  I'd often just read and read my bible trying to find some type of comfort, something to explain my grief, some kind of hope that things would be okay and often just needing to stay connected to my Lord.

So often people will pull away from God when a small child passes away.  I didn't want that to happen.  I held her as they took her off of life support and through tears encouraged her to go home to her Saviour.  I'd been a follower for 9 years when she died and I had already been through so much in life and knew that if I just ran into God's arms that He would heal me and hold my hand through the months that were yet to come.

So, I'd like to dedicate the scriptures that I will be sharing with you weekly to my darling daughter Ruby.  I make hats for Toronto's Sick Kids Hospital and if you want to learn more about that and see my sweet Ruby, here's my blog that is set up for parents who's child has received a hat to go to:


This is a scripture that I learned very early in my walk but never truly got until a few years ago.  I always thought that freedom was to make my own choices in this life and try to live a good Christian life.  I know now that the freedom God talks about is our freedom from the consequence of sin.  Jesus paid such a hefty price when He died on the cross for us.  It is through His sacrifice that if we just call on His name and accept Him as our Lord that we will spend eternity with Him.  How amazing that He paid that sacrifice so that I could be free and be able to spend eternity with Him.  I get to see my sweet Ruby soon and a couple other babies that were lost in a miscarriage when it is finally my time to be called home.

I hope that you are blessed by this scripture, please click on the picture to make it larger and then download.  I'd love to see what you create with it.  I only ask a few things in return for using it.  Please don't resell them or claim the design as your own.  Many blessings to you!!



14 comments:

  1. Different circumstances but thank you so much for sharing this scripture. Today is a day I really needed to hear this message. May God bless you always.

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  2. Thank you so much for this--blessings on you today and always.
    Laurie

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  3. How special are you?!
    So blessed to have read this post tonight.
    Thank you!
    Emily

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  4. Thanks for the beautiful freebie from God's word. God bless you and yours.

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  5. Thank you so much for the lovely verse.

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  6. Thank you! Encouraging words :) I know how God's word can help us in difficult times.
    May the Lord bless your life!!!

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  7. What a joy it is to read about your unfailing faith in our LORD and Savior! Right now God is smiling down on you for the witness you have shared concerning HIM and I bet your sweet Ruby is sitting on HIS knee!
    God bless................A sister in CHRIST

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  8. Thank you for the beautiful scripture. Blessings on you.

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  9. Thank you so much and God bless you and your family.

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  10. Thank you so much for this scripture word art and may our loving Father God fill your heart with His peace and comfort!

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  11. Thank you, I really love this verse

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  12. Thank you so much for this great word of encouragement in word art, Dee!

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  13. Love this! Just Found Your Blog and this scripture via pinterest. Love! :)

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