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mighty to save

we've been doing a memory verse, my daughter and i. she calls it "my berse! my berse!"

Zephaniah 3:17(a)
"the Lord your God is with you. and He is mighty to save."

we videotaped it for you today :) i promise, that's what she's saying, though you probably won't be able to understand her. i'll be your interpreter [see below the video]. please excuse the very low quality, i took it on my phone...




"He is... Zephaniah 3:17"
"God is with you... He is... mighty to Save"
"Zephaniah 3:17"
"I'm twooo"
"All done!"
"Let's read some more"
"The lord... is with you... and He is... mighty to save... Zephaniah 3:17" 
[without any help, you guys! yay!]
"All done!"
"One more time"
"Dear Jesus, thank you for the day. Have a good night. Amen."
"All done"


and yes, my big girl will be two tomorrow. it goes by too quickly.

Comments

  1. That is seriously the cutest thing EVER!!! Ahh, I could eat her up! Sassy is almost three and she doesn't even always know her name.. lol!

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  2. Aly this is so precious and so cute! I love her little voice! Happy Birthday Reesey!

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