My heart is so excited this morning because today, I have a new granddaughter being born. My daughter Bethany and her husband Chris are adopting a baby girl. She is scheduled to be born in about 15 minutes! As I have been up praying for the birth mom and for my precious little granddaughter, I’ve been thinking about my Abba, Father. Adoption mirrors God’s heart. One thing I know for sure is that Jesus loves children. Just as God adopted us to be part of HIs forever family, His face lights up when children are adopted and given forever families. “For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received a Spirit of sonship. And by Him we cry, Abba Father. The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.” (Romans 8:15-16)
If you think of our family today, would you pray? Pray for a safe delivery, pray that this new little one would bond with Bethany and Chris (and big brother, Tyler). Pray most of all, that this precious little one will embrace the love of Christ. I’ll keep you updated on how we’re doing as we move through out the week.