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I’m all giddy today because I get to share with you from the new Seeds Family Worship album! That’s right! All new music from Seeds!


This volume, the seventh from Seeds, is incredible because it it completely focused on who God is. The Character of God features 11 Scripture passages that help us look to Him and His unchanging, wonderful, powerful ways.

“God is Spirit and Truth” is special to me because I have had many reminders of the power of the Holy Spirit lately, all which made me realize how little I’ve relied on it! In the midst of stress, remembering He is Spirit and Truth helps me prove false any negative thoughts that have creeped into my mind and cling to the power of His Spirit in order to move forward!

But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth. ~John 4:23-24

This song is also a great reminder for our children that God IS truth! When they are confused by messages from this world, His Word is where they will always find truth! And when we worship Him in Spirit and in truth, He will fill us with His presence!

Today, I have the privilege of giving this song to you FREE! Just click below to get yours:

 

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And THEN, you can visit some of my wonderful friends’ blogs throughout this week to get ALL of the other songs from this album free as well! I know Amanda already has her free song live!

Thanks to Seeds for making this available and for the great music!

 

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My Unglued Antidote

This week, I finished reading Unglued by Lysa TerKeurst.

Whoa.

I underlined or highlighted something on 90% of the pages of this book.

Ladies, Unglued is a MUST READ book for every single one of you. There are very few books on the planet that this could be said of, but I honestly would recommend this book to any woman with whom I came in contact.

We will all come unglued in some way at one time or another. Learning how to deal with those emotions and prevent most unglued moments is the key.

Lysa offers many wonderful tips for avoiding and handling unglued moments, and many of those involve turning to God’s Word. Truth, as only the Scriptures can provide, is the BEST way to combat the lies of the enemy.

However, when I’m starting to fume and headed towards coming unglued, I’m not very likely to pick up my Bible.

 What I AM likely to do is grab my iPhone or iPad and turn on some music, and my preferred music in those moments is kids’ music.

Yep, listening to children’s music helps me get my emotions in check and focus on truth.

Ok, not just any children’s music – it has to be Seeds Family Worship because Seeds IS God’s Word.

It happened just this week. The boys were not listening well. The baby was spitting up all over the place. My to-do list was three miles long. Nothing was going the way I wanted it to in my mind. I was in the kitchen ready to blow – which usually means yelling – and I actually realized what was about to happen.

I grabbed my phone, opened up my music, and clicked on my playlist called “All Seeds.” I have all seven of the Seeds albums on this playlist. I hit “Shuffle” and let God speak to me with whatever pops up.

It never fails – I hear just what I need within minutes of turning on that music.

Last week, it was “Heavenly Lights,” which is James 1:17 set to music…

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights…

I cried, but I did NOT come unglued. I cried because I knew exactly the gifts to which the song was referring – too many gifts to count in that moment, but more than enough to snap me out of my emotional funk. I did not yell. I breathed deep. I moved on and my day was not ruined, and neither was my children’s.

THAT is the power of God’s Word, friends. And His Word never returns void – even when you feel like you’re about to lose it.


Seeds Family Worship works for me as my “unglued antidote.” What works for you?

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*I was not asked to write this post by either Lysa or Seeds Family Worship – just wanted to share two things I absolutely love and that are helping me in my everyday life!

**This post contains affiliate links.

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Saturday Seeds: Ephesians 2:8

Resources mentioned:

Seeds of Faith from Seeds Family Worship

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And if you haven’t ordered your CDs yet, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! This post is part of a series sponsored by Seeds, but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own!

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Saturday Seeds: 1 Peter 1:24-25

*Due to the blog fiasco last weekend, this Saturday Seeds never made it up so I’m sharing it now! I’m also posting this week’s vlog in a separate post – double whammy!

Resources mentioned:

Seeds of Faith from Seeds Family Worship

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And if you haven’t ordered your CDs yet, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! This post is part of a series sponsored by Seeds, but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own!

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A Glimpse at Saturday Seeds: Isaiah 41:10 and Homeschool

I know it’s not Saturday, but I wanted to give you “weekday readers” a little peek at what we post here on the weekends at Home with the Boys!

We call it Saturday Seeds and it’s all about planting the Word of God in our kiddos hearts with Seeds Family Worship!

I hope you enjoy the vlog today and join us every Saturday for another verse!

{If you’re reading this in your email and can’t see the video, click here!}

Pictures from our hands-on activity this week…

And here is our Scripture memory checklist {you can download your own from the Seeds Family Worship site}!

You can also find the Scripture memory cards I mentioned in the video to download here!

Resources mentioned:

Seeds of Courage from Seeds Family Worship

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And if you haven’t ordered your CDs yet, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! This post is part of a series sponsored by Seeds, but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own!

 

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Saturday Seeds: Cooking Up Some Family Time

We’re taking a little summer hiatus from Saturday Seeds {we’ll be back with regular vlogs starting August 6th!}, but I just had to let you know about this marvelous opportunity for YOU to get involved with a Seeds Family Worship project!

It’s a Family Worship Cookbook – just like those fabulous church or community cookbooks with everyone’s best recipes, but with YOUR ideas for family worship activities!

Do you have a unique activity to help your children memorize Scripture?

How about your family’s way of getting kids of varying ages involved in worship time?

Or a special holiday worship time your family does together?

I could really use a collection of everyone’s best ideas, couldn’t you?!

To be a part of this awesome project, just visit this site to read the guidelines and enter your own ideas – yes, you can enter more than one! Entries are being accepted until July 31st!

And since I can’t leave you without a Seeds song on a Saturday Seeds, I’ll share one of my fave videos! Enjoy and have a blessed weekend!

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Saturday Seeds: Colossians 3:12-14 {Week 2}

Resources mentioned:

Seeds of Character from Seeds Family Worship

Put On Chart from Doorposts

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And if you haven’t ordered your CDs yet, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! This post is part of a series sponsored by Seeds, but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own!

 

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Saturday Seeds: Colossians 3:12-14

Resources mentioned:

Seeds of Character from Seeds Family Worship

Put On Chart from Doorposts

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And if you haven’t ordered your CDs yet, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! This post is part of a series sponsored by Seeds, but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own!

 

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Saturday Seeds: Psalm 46:1-2

Welcome to Saturday Seeds ~ memorizing one Bible verse a week in 2011 with Seeds Family Worship!

Well, this post has been late for several weeks and then I finally got the time to put the video together and my iMovie kept freezing up!

{waves the white flag}

So, instead of a vlog, you will get a blog post this week! Hopefully we’ll be on track next week!

And I’ll start this post with announcing the winners of the Seeds of Character giveaway! They are Leigh, Shonda, Jamie, MaryK, Vanessa and Jenae! Congrats friends! You should each have an email waiting for you telling you what to do next! You will LOVE the new CD!

Now on to our verses…

Psalm 46:1-2 is not a short set of verses to memorize, especially for a 5yo, but Seeds ALWAYS helps that!

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way, and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.

We’ve done lots of fun things to memorize verses along with the music, but you’ll never guess what Big J enjoyed most this time around…

Doing the verses as morning copywork!

We haven’t officially started homeschool yet, but we’re incorporating a few activities here and there, and handwriting practice is one of them.

I love the concept of using our memory verse of the week as handwriting practice – writing things down helps me remember them better and it can’t hurt for him either! We used this website to make the sheets for free and will be using it lots more throughout our homeschool journey!

Even if you’re not a homeschool family, your child could do this copywork before or after breakfast in the morning before they leave for school – great way to start the day!

If your child is not writing yet, they could watch you write it on the top of a blank piece of paper. Then he or she could add their own drawing to go with it!

Seeing and hearing the words to memory verses is just another way to hide the Word in their little hearts – and don’t forget to play some Seeds while you’re going about your day!

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We’ve been working our way through the Seeds of Courage CD for Saturday Seeds, but Seeds of Character, the sixth album, was just released! We’re moving on over to that for a while, starting with Colossians 3:12 next week!

And if you haven’t ordered your CDs yet, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! This post is part of a series sponsored by Seeds, but all ideas and opinions are 100% my own!

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Seeds of Character! {Blog Tour and Giveaway}

Oh my friends, today is an exciting day!

Today, the blog tour to celebrate the brand new Seeds Family Worship album, Seeds of Character, stops here at Home with the Boys!

Seeds is my FAVORITE way to get the Word of God into the hearts of our family – not just the kids, but the adults too! I have memorized more Scripture through Seeds than any other way!

Seeds of Character is exciting because it sets out to counteract what culture calls “character” and put it in a Biblical perspective – the process of God growing character in us, not us relying on ourselves to get it right. Amen! All of the songs fit into one of these parts of that process:

Part 1: THE FOUNDATION

Jesus is the foundation of character–He is the “Good News.” Our sin is the “Bad News” and makes us dependent upon Christ if we are to develop His character.

Part 2: THE BRIDGE TO CHARACTER

Parents provide the bridge–teaching their children the foundations of character and modeling the character of Christ.

Part 3: THE PICTURE OF GODLY CHARACTER

The last portion of the album focuses on several key indicators of godly character – love, humility, obedience, honor, and thankfulness.

Check out the verses featured on volume 6:

  1. More Than Conquerors (Romans 8:37)
  2. The Wages and The Gift (Romans 3:23 & 6:23)
  3. The Life (John 14:6, I John 5:11-12)
  4. The Fruit (Galatians 5:16 & 22)
  5. Delight (Psalm 1)
  6. Teach Them (Deuteronomy 6:4-7)
  7. The Perfect Example (John 13:12-17)
  8. Children and Fathers (Ephesians 6:1-4)
  9. Put On Love (Colossians 3:12 & 14a)
  10. The Character Song (Romans 5:1-5)
  11. Give Thanks (Psalm 105:1-5)
  12. The Only Way (The New Testament Song)

Godly character – there is not much more important than that to teach our children.

And speaking of teaching, I am so pleased to share this exclusive video from Seeds founder, Jason Houser, debuting “Teach Them,” the song from Volume 6 based on Deuteronomy 6:4-7. These verses are my life blood as a parent right now…

 

Did you enjoy the little personal shout-out to Home with the Boys? If you’re new, you can check out Saturday Seeds here and watch for a new one this weekend!

You can check out even more video debuts {with a few still coming up!} on the blog tour…

Justin Taylor hosts “The Life” video on 5/17
Impress Your Kids hosts “The Character Song” on 5/18
Sami Cone hosts The Wages & The Gift on 5/19
Dad in the Middle hosts “Put on Love” on 5/20
Homeschool Creations hosts “Delight” on 5/23
Tim Challies hosts “More Than Conquerors” 5/24
Home With The Boys {right here!} hosts “Teach Them” on 5/25
Angie Smith hosts “The Perfect Example” on 5/26
Faithful Provisions hosts “Give Thanks” on 5/30
Girl Talk Home hosts “Children & Fathers” on 5/30

To make this day even better, we’re giving away SIX copies of Volume 6 {aka Seeds of Character} right here today!

Just leave a comment telling which verse from this album you can’t wait to memorize with your kids!

{Contest ends Tuesday, May 31st at 9 p.m. CST. Winner will be chosen at random and announced later that week!}

And if you NEED the CDs now {and I wouldn’t blame you if you did!}, you can use the code HWTB to get 20% off your order at the Seeds store!

Thanks for coming by this stop on the Seeds of Character blog tour!

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Disclosure: I am honored to be the Seeds Family Worship representative at The Relevant Conference this coming fall! All opinions in this post are 100% my own and were not influenced by this partnership in anyway.

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