Just this week, I had a dream. We were with family traveling across the country and everywhere we went people came to Jesus. It was so exciting and so easy. My heart was thrilled with all we were seeing the Lord do.
This weekend, we had our oldest granddaughter, Gretchen, to celebrate Easter and her birthday. She will be 10 this week, 1 day before her Pappy's birthday. When we were traveling in the car Friday, we began to have a conversation about Jesus. I asked her if she ever invited Jesus into her heart. She said, "no, we don't do that at my church". We talked more about it and I explained to her in 10 year old terms what happens when you invite Jesus into your heart. She said she would like to do that but I didn't want to do it in the car driving and wanted us, Fred and I, to do that together with her.
We stopped at the christian book store to buy some cards and she found a little ring she liked. I thought that would be a great "token" for her to wear remembering when she invited Jesus into her heart.
On Saturday, Fred and I sat down with her and talked a little more and then she invited Jesus into her heart! What a great time to come into the Kingdom, Easter weekend. And we were thrilled to be the ones who was leading her to the Lord. We have always believed that we were given this special child for just that reason.
I later remembered the dream. It was so easy. And this was too. At the right time, when the Lord had prepared her heart, He allowed us to have this wonderful experience of leading our granddaughter to Christ. "Papa", You are so good! Thank you for granddaughters, and thank you for preparing her heart, and especially thank you that we can always remember that prior to her 10th birthday, in our living room, we lead her into the Kingdom. To thine be the glory!!!