Friday Faves: Gallery Wall

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I am so excited to finally get my living room decorated. Sure, we’ve been living there for 7 months, but we’re just now getting settled. Here are some gallery walls that I have been using for inspiration!

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Friday Faves : Volume III

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Friday Faves : Volume II

 

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Friday Favorites : Valentines Edition

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Looking Unto Jesus – Hebrews 12:2

It is the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus; but Satan’s work is just the opposite of this, for he is constantly trying to make us regard ourselves instead of Christ. He insinuates, “Your sins are too great for pardon; you have no faith; you do not repent enough; you will never be able to continue to the end; you have not the joy of his children; you have such a wavering hold of Jesus.” All these thoughts are about self, and we shall never find comfort or assurance by looking within. But the Holy Spirit turns our eyes entirely away from self: he tells us that we are nothing, but that “Christ is all in all.”

Remember, therefore, it is not thy hold of Christ that saves thee–it is Christ;
it is not thy joy in Christ that saves thee–it is Christ;
it is not even faith in Christ, though that be the instrument–it is Christ’s blood and merits;

therefore, look not so much to thy hand with which thou art grasping Christ, as to Christ;
look not to thy hope, but to Jesus, the source of thy hope;
look not to thy faith, but to Jesus, the author and finisher of thy faith.

We shall never find happiness by looking at our prayers, our doings, or our feelings; it is what Jesus is, not what we are, that gives rest to the soul. If we would at once overcome Satan and have peace with God, it must be by “looking unto Jesus.” Keep thine eye simply on him; let his death, his sufferings, his merits, his glories, his intercession, be fresh upon thy mind; when thou wakest in the morning look to him; when thou liest down at night look to him. Oh! let not thy hopes or fears come between thee and Jesus; follow hard after him, and he will never fail thee.

“My hope is built on nothing less
Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness:
I dare not trust the sweetest frame,
But wholly lean on Jesus’ name.”

Remember, therefore, it is not your hold of Christ that saves you–it is Christ;
it is not your joy in Christ that saves you –it is Christ;
it is not even faith in Christ, though that be the instrument–it is Christ’s blood and merits;

therefore, look not so much to your hand with which you are grasping Christ, as to Christ;
look not to your hope, but to Jesus, the source of your hope;
look not to your faith, but to Jesus, the author and finisher of your faith.

– Charles Spurgeon

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Friday Favorites : Volume I

Friday, Friday! Glorious Friday! This weekend, I’m planning on going to IF: Local at my church, and on Saturday afternoon, I’m going to Pizza and Bowling with some friends. I haven’t had pizza in far too long, and for some reason I am loving bowling right now. Here are some of my favorite things lately:

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1. Thug Life T-shirts – If you haven’t seen these all across Pinterest, do yourself a favor and go to the website. The shirts all have funny sayings and are pretty funny!

2. Low Carb Smothered Jalapeno Popper Chicken – My husband and I were on the Whole 30 the entire month of January. We made this yummy chicken last weekend as a celebratory meal. Oh my, yum. Now, I’ll be honest… there’s a little too much cheese on this for me, but it may be worth it for a splurge deal every once in awhile.

3. Poetweet is a program that turns your twitter account into a poem by using your old tweets!

4. One of the funniest Instagram accounts I follow lately is @crazyjewishmom. If you are in need of some laughs, start here.

5. Studs are my go-to jewelry! I love these different colors from Kate Spade.

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