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ABC Jesus: V

ABC Jesus: V

Values each Soul!: Jesus values you! You are important to God. Jesus died for you! Every person is important to Jesus!  2 Peter 3:9 "The Lord is not slow in doing what He promised—the way some people understand slowness. But God is being patient with you....

ABC Jesus: U

ABC Jesus: U

Unchangeable!: Jesus never changes! We CAN ALWAYS depend on Jesus! Hebrews 13:8"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever."Hebrews 7:3"No one knows who Melchizedek’s father or mother was,[a] where he came from, when he was born, or when he...

ABC Jesus: T

ABC Jesus: T

Trinity!: The word, Trinity itself is not found in the Bible, but the concept of Trinity is seen in the Bible There are many verses that I could share! The idea of Trinity is hard for us as people to understand! There are three persons of the Godhead: the...

ABC Jesus: S

ABC Jesus: S

Sanctifier/Savior!: Jesus came to save us/ to sanctify us! Jesus came to clean our dirty hearts from our sins! Praise God for Jesus! 1 Timothy 1:15 " What I say is true, and you should fully accept it: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of...

ABC Jesus: R

ABC Jesus: R

Restorer (Gives New Life Again)!: Jesus healed people and restored them to health. Jesus promises that when we get to heaven that we will be fully restored!Revelation 21:1-5 "Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The first heaven and the first earth had...

ABC Jesus: Q

ABC Jesus: Q

Qualified!: Jesus is the only one who was qualified (able/ skilled for the job) of forgiving everyone from sin!1 Timothy 2:5 “There is one God and one mediator so that human beings can reach God. That way is through Christ Jesus, who is Himself...

ABC Jesus: P

ABC Jesus: P

Potter!:  God wants to make/ mold our lives in beautiful ways! We must be willing to let God/ Jesus mold us to do what He wants in service to God!  It is a joy to do what God wants ! Give your life to Jesus to let Him mold you today! Romans 9:21 “ The potter can make...

Covered by the Blood

Covered by the Blood

The blood of Jesus was shed (given for us)for every sin of the world. When we confess our sins and let Jesus clean our hearts with His blood, then are sins are covered and forgiven! Colossians 1:20  "And through Christ, God has brought all things to Himself again,...

ABC Jesus: O

ABC Jesus: O

Opportunity Maker!: Jesus gives us opportunities to serve, grow, & love everyday!Colossians 4:5“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders(people who are not Christians); make the most of every opportunity.” Omniscient!: Omniscient means God knows everything!...

Chef Salad Blues

Chef Salad Blues

Sometimes you just need to laugh, be silly, and have good clean fun!  Proverbs 17:22 says " A cheerful heart is good medicine , but  a crushed spirit dries up the bones." Enjoy the Branded song, "Chef Salad Blues". Hopefully it won't make you "blue"(sad), but will...

Spirit of the Living God

Spirit of the Living God

 Let's seek Jesus and let God's Spirit make us new! The Holy Spirit will clean our hearts and lead our lives if we let Him! Romans 8:14 " For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God." Enjoy the Branded song, "Spirit of the Living God"! Holy Hugs!

Beautiful Name

Beautiful Name

Philippians 2:8-11 "Therefore God elevated Him to the place of highest honor, and gave Him the name above all names, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow on heaven and on earth, and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God, the...

Life’s Railway

Life’s Railway

Choo Choo! Let's Ride this Life with Jesus! Jump on the Jesus train! Holy hugs!

ABC: Jesus N

ABC: Jesus N

Never Fails!: jJesus’love never fails! We can depend on Jesus! Psalm 143:8 “Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.” Never Ending!: Jesus is eternal! His...

Take Me

Take Me

We have to give the reins of our lives to Jesus. If we let God have control of our lives, we will have joy and peace!  Let Jesus reign, give Him the reins of your life! Enjoy this Branded song, "Take Me". Holy hugs! 

Psalm of Surrender

Psalm of Surrender

Ever seen a child screaming, crying, and not wanting to obey their parents? I am sure you have seen it! We at all ages can also be stubborn and not want to obey God!  We need to open our hearts and let Jesus lead ! We need to surrender to God! Enjoy this Branded song,...

ABC Jesus: M

ABC Jesus: M

Messiah!: Jesus is the Messiah, the promised One! Jesus, the Christ is the one who was prophesied about in the Old Testament Scriptures. Jesus fulfills the prophecy. Matthew 1:1 "This is the genealogy[a] of Jesus the Messiah[b] the son of David, the son of Abraham:"...

Deeper

Deeper

Let's go deeper with God! 1 Corinthians 2:9- 10 "However , as it is written: what no eye has seen , what no ear has heard, and wat no human mind has conceived the things God has prepared for those who love Him. These are the things that God has revealed to us by His...

ABC Jesus: L

ABC Jesus: L

Lamb of God!: Jesus is the Lamb of God, because He is only one who was a perfect sacrifice to forgive the sins of the world.John 1:29 "The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!"Revelation 22:3"...

Let it begin with me

Let it begin with me

God loves the whole world. God loves America. Let's make a stand to share God and stand for righteousness in our country. Psalm 33:12 " Happy Is the nation, whose God is the Lord, the people He chose for His very own." Enjoy this song by Branded celebrating the USA!...

ABC Jesus: K

ABC Jesus: K

King of Kings!:Jesus is the King above all Kings. Jesus is the Lord above all Lords!Revelation 1:5"and from Jesus Christ. Jesus is the faithful witness, the first among those raised from the dead. He is the ruler of the kings of the earth. He is the One who loves us,...

ABC Jesus: J

ABC Jesus: J

Justice/Just! Jesus is just, but Jesus died on the cross to give all people grace, forgiveness, and kindness! Jesus told parables, stories that have a hidden meaning! Jesus shows His characteristic of being Just and Gracious in one of His parables is found in Luke...

ABC Jesus: I

ABC Jesus: I

I AM! Jesus is God's son! Jesus is Son of the Trinity. Jesus is God! Jesus is the Great I AM! Exodus 3:14 "Then God said to Moses, “I am who I am.[a] When you go to the people of Israel, tell them, ‘I am sent me to you.’” Jesus was with God from the beginning of time!...

ABC Jesus: H

ABC Jesus: H

Holy!  Jesus is Holy and He commands His people to be Holy! : Isaiah 6:2-3  " Heavenly creatures of fire stood above him. Each creature had six wings: It used two wings to cover its face, two wings to cover its feet, and two wings for flying. 3 Each creature was...

ABC Jesus: G

ABC Jesus: G

Good!  Psalm 34:8 "Examine and see how good the Lord is.    Happy is the person who trusts Him." Grace/Gracious! Romans 3; 20-24  "20 because no one can be made right with God by following the law. The law only shows us our sin. 21 But God has a way to make people...

ABC Jesus: F

ABC Jesus: F

For us! Romans 8:31 "31What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?" Forgives: ! Jesus Forgives sin! Matthew 9:2 "Some men brought to him a paralyzed man, lying on a mat. When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the man,...

Fixing my Eyes on You

Fixing my Eyes on You

Click photo to play video What our eyes look at and she is so very important! Peter took his eyes off Jesus when we were walking on the water and Peter had big troubles!( Matthew 14:22 - 35) We need to keep looking at "Praying to and reading the Bible". We need to...

ABC Jesus: E

ABC Jesus: E

Emmanuel! Matthew 1:23 "The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel/Emmanuel ”[a] (which means “God with us”). Eternal! Hebrews 13:8 " Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever." Psalm 48:14 "This God is our God...

I will serve Him

I will serve Him

Click photo to play video Joshua 22:5 But be careful to obey the teachings and laws Moses, the Lord’s servant, gave you: to love the Lord your God and obey His commands, to continue to follow Him and serve Him the very best you can.” Joshua 24:15 15 But if serving the...

Communion Bread & Wine

Communion Bread & Wine

Click photo to play video Christmas is a time to remember the birth of Jesus! Every day should be a day to remember why he was born!? Jesus was born to die to forgive our sins! Enjoy this devotional as we remember Jesus's sacrifice on the cross. RED, RED, the color of...

ABC Jesus: D

ABC Jesus: D

Determined! Jesus, the Son of God, as a part of God in the Trinity, Jesus wanted to please the Father!  He was determined to obey God ! John 4:34 "Jesus said, “My food is to do what the One who sent Me wants Me to do and to finish His work. " Dedicated! Jesus was...

Washed in the Blood

Washed in the Blood

Click photo to play video Red is the COLOR of Christmas! Jesus lived to die and bleed for us! Sin is real, we are all sinners, but Jesus forgiveness cleanses our hearts and give us a new life! HIs blood is a picture of HOW DEEP His love for us is! When I think of...

WE CRY OUT

WE CRY OUT

Click photo to play video Don't be silent! Cry out to the Lord with your hands he delivers them from all their troubles. Psalm 18:6 6 In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his...

ABC Jesus: C

ABC Jesus: C

Creator! God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit created everything! Look at  Genesis 1:1 "In the beginning God created the sky and the earth." BUT also look at Genesis 1 :26 "Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image and likeness. And let them rule over the fish...

Give your little bit and see!

Give your little bit and see!

Click photo to play video On this little boat ride in a harbor on the Island of Maui, I became SEASICK! God blessed me to finish this little short lesson! Just like the little boy gave what he had (fish and Bread), Jesus is asking us to give our little bit and see God...

The Strong Tower

The Strong Tower

Click photo to play video Jesus willingly came to earth to be weak as a baby, and become the perfect sacrifice for sin for all people. Jesus becomes a weak baby because He loves us and the whole world. But Jesus showed even more strength by willingly died for us....

ABC Jesus: B

ABC Jesus: B

BEAUTIFUL! PSALM 27:4 "I ask only one thing from the Lord.    This is what I want:Let me live in the Lord’s house    all my life.Let me see the Lord’s beauty    and look with my own eyes at His Temple."   Bold! Jesus was Bold in so many ways! Jesus was bold to love!...

Mother Mary

Mother Mary

Click photo to play video When I was a girl at Christmas, I was Mary. The boy who was acting/ playing as Joseph had a seizure and had to have medical care. I remember that my mother taught me the importance of the Bible and the wonderful story of Jesus's birth, so I...

God can heal your heart

God can heal your heart

Click photo to play video Every person has brokenness because of our own sins and the sin of this world. When we accept Christ, our sins are forgiven! Being a Christian does NOT mean that you will never have problems. Christians can be hurt and have problems, but...

ABC Jesus: A

ABC Jesus: A

A: ACCEPTED! In Jesus we find acceptance!  See Colossians 1:21-22" At one time you were separated from God. You were His enemies in your minds, and the evil things you did were against God. 22 But now God has made you His friends again. He did this through...

Snow

Snow

Click photo to play video Winter Wonderland time of snow in Texas always makes you wonder. We sometimes get snow, but not often. As it becomes colder in the Wintertime and as we see Snow everywhere, let's remember Gods gift of forgiveness that makes our sins white...

The Lords Prayer

The Lords Prayer

Click photo to play video Since I was a little girl, my mother taught me the Lords prayer or the MODEL prayer! Jesus used this prayer to teach His disciples and all of His followers even you and me how to pray! Let's remember this prayer (Matthew 6:9 - 13) and enjoy...

I’m Just Gonna Praise You!

I’m Just Gonna Praise You!

Click photo to play video As we think about the Christmas story... we think the shepherds praised Jesus, wise kings praised Jesus... Simeon... Anna, Mary... all praised God and Jesus! Psalm 150 is a great Psalm... why not look at how many times it says praise in just...

1 Basket

1 Basket

Click photo to play video When I was in high school, you could still choose if you wanted to take algebra or not. I chose to NOT take the advanced forms of math! I enjoyed the basics: adding, subtracting, division (sometimes), and multiplication. I know God loves...

The Boy Who Shared

The Boy Who Shared

Click photo to play video During Thanksgiving and Christmas, we see MANY opportunities to share. Don't think, "Well I can only help a little, so it is not worth it!: No God shows us in His word time and time again that giving even a little with a heart that is pure...

Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

Click photo to play video Salt is powerful. Salt is small but it is a good preservative. Salt has been used in history as a kind of currency ( money). Salt can make boring foods taste amazing. One of my new favorite foods is kale chips which are Kale sprinkled with...

Salt Making

Salt Making

Click photo to play video At Thanksgiving, you always want to have your salt ready to make that turkey or other foods taste great! From our Hamilton family to you, we want to wish you a “ Yummy Salted” Aloha ( love of Jesus ) Thanksgiving. Enjoy seeing how Hawaiian...

Yeast is not the Least

Yeast is not the Least

Click photo to play video During the holidays, many people will begin to do a LOT of baking! When you are making bread, yeast is often a very important part of the recipe. Learn about yeast! Enjoy this devotion that teaches the importance of using your lifes influence...

Batter Fried Chicken

Batter Fried Chicken

Click photo to play video As we get near the holidays, we think a lot about the many delicious foods that we can eat! Enjoy this funny song! Watch to the very end as there will be 2 little chicks that are so cute! Philippians 4:4 "Rejoice in the Lord always!"...

3 Nails

Click photo to play video Jesus arose from the grave! The resurrection showed Jesuss victory over the grave, but we still must remember the power of the Cross too! Jesus showed His love by willingly dying on the cross for us! We must remember the cross and His gift of...

Goat or Sheep?

Click photo to play video BAAA!!?? MAAA!!??? BAAA is the sound of sheep! MAAA is the sound that goat makes! The Bible talks about judgment in Matthew 25:31-46. God explains that He will separate the sheep from the goats! Watch this DVD to learn about the powerful...

DEAF or HEARING!

Click photo to play video It doesn't matter, the world is NOISY! There are so many distractions! We have SO MUCH TO do and think about so it is easy to become stressed! The only way that we CAN have peace is to take time to read Gods Word and just take time to pray...

Grouchy?

Click photo to play video In a bad mood? Enjoy this short DVD clip devotional which explains about the idiom, "Getting up on the Wrong side of the Bed"! Learn or remember the 9 parts of the Fruit of Spirit! Remember the importance of kindness! Ephesians 4:32 " Be kind...

OH THE BLOOD OF JESUS Song

Click photo to play video Wow, I like to do laundry! I really don't like for dirty clothes to pile up! I love to wash them and make them clean! But sometimes clothing can get really bad stains, and it is hard to remove the stain! Different laundry soaps and stain...

Don’t Copy Chameleon

Click photo to play video God made chameleons to change their color to match the environment around them. It is so amazing how God has made chameleons, but God does not want Christians to spiritually just blend in and act sinful like the ways of the world. God wants...

Not So Far

Click photo to play video All around the world, people need Jesus! Whether people have great wealth or if they are very poor, we all have the same need for Jesus!  Going far to share Jesus is great, but remember that also your neighbors and people not far from your...

Dead Sea

Click photo to play video I had Wilbur Fields as my Bible college professor for Biblical Archaeology and Old Testament classes. I would often be tired for my Biblical Archaeology right after lunch class. Wilbur Fields was one amazing teacher! During the time, I had my...

New Walk

Click photo to play video Here is another sweet and yet funny song that was taped in Honey Grove, Texas! ( The Sweetest Little Town in Texas)  I am a terrible dancer, so I know that when I get to heaven... my feet will be skilled to dance for the Lord! But now I still...

Cheerfulness is Good Medicine

Click photo to play video Wow!  Vitamins or supplements really help different challenges with the body! Because Steve and I both have had struggles with cancer, we had to find out which supplements and vitamins would help us with our problems. We have had so many...

Be Willing To Give Yourself

Click photo to play video One little boy went to church. He did not have any money, but when the offering plate was passed, the little boy set it on the floor and stood in the offering plate. This little boy was saying "Jesus, I give you myself!" This is a popular...

Be Bold

Click photo to play video This short video clip shares my favorite verse, 2 Timothy 1:7! Why do I love this verse so much? Because I only want to receive gifts from God! Nothing else! I don’t want treats ( which are really tricks) from the devil! Another reason that I...

Joy

Click photo to play video Nehemiah 8:10 b says " Don't be sad, for the joy of the Lord is strength!" Selah Joy Burnett Massey, Cloudi Berea Bland, and I enjoyed sharing this children's song, "Joy". This song was taped at the home Wayne and Karen Heimer in Fairbanks,...

Slave Girl

Click photo to play video Acts 16:16-19 tells the story of a slave girl who was set free from bondage to the devil. Hearing and Deaf people both need to know Jesus love! We need to share the Good News that Jesus saves! Enjoy this short video from our Expressions of...

I love to tell the story

Click photo to play video Cloudi Berea Bland, Selah Joy Burnett, and I all enjoyed singing this song in Alaska near a precious Church in Palmer, AK. At the beginning of the song we tried fun and a make it look like the famous painting called " The American Gothic"....

Livers and Toes

Click photo to play video The liver is such an important organ that cleanses the body. Our toes are important as they give us balance as we walk. Every part is needed for the body to work well. God wants us to devote every part of our body to God. Romans 12:1 says,...

Read your Bible and Pray Everyday

Click photo to play video God's Word and Prayer is the strength of the Christian! Psalm 119:105 says " Your Word is lamp for my feet." God's word shows us the right way! Proverbs 15:29 says " The Lord is far from the wicked (evil people), but He hears the prayer of...

When the Storm Roars

Click photo to play video LOL When the Storm Roars God cares about all of our troubles and challenges. Little, medium-sized, and big problems give them all to Jesus! God will help us overcome the storms of life! In John 16:33 Jesus says " I have said these things to...

Bible

Click photo to play video The B-I-B-L-E is the first song that I sang as a special for a church. I sang this song for Ector Methodist Church when I was 5 years old. I have enjoyed sharing this song with many sweet children, both Deaf and Hearing! The Bible is the BOOK...

Jesus Loves Me

Click photo to play video Do you remember the old "Uncle Sam" picture where Uncle Sam says " I want you! " I love that pointy finger pointing at you! Well, there is someone who wants YOU more than Uncle Sam! Jesus is pointing at you... YES... YOU and JESUS WANTS and...

Beautiful Child

Click photo to play video Beautiful Child, I decided to sign one song for each of our children. Here is the song that I signed for Selah. I am excited to share Selahs song as she will soon marry. May Selah and each one of us remember that we are beautiful because we...

Generations

Click photo to play video Warning! We can teach our children to sin! Ouch! The Bible says in Exodus 34:6-7 and Deuteronomy 5:8-10 that sins can be passed down from one generation to another... even to the fourth generation. Christians need to be careful what example...

Summing what matters!

Jesus does not want us to be lukewarm, but rather hot or cold! We understand “HOT” here in Texas! Ha! But really, we want to be ablaze with our hearts on fire for our Lord. To SUM all our summer up, we want it to be full of love! Galatians 5:14 14 For the whole law...

Mamas Song

Click photo to play video If you know me well, then you know that my mother was my hero! She was a woman who loved Jesus and others so much! She is now with the Lord. I believe that she is looking down from that great cloud of Christian witnesses (the Christians that...

The Solid Rock

Click photo to play video Rocks are STRONG! One time when I was in Kenya, a man began took a very large Rock and threw it at me! I had been given permission to take a photo of a public transportation vehicle, but the man did not like it so he threw the rock! Thanks to...

I’ve got the Joy

Click photo to play video Enjoy this old Sunday school favorite with Selah Joy Burnett and I! Children and Youth at Deaf Churches and schools across the country have sang this song with us! I remember singing it as a little girl! JOY! Well that is Selahs middle name....

Alaska Parka

Click photo to play video We so appreciate our Brothers and Sisters in Fairbanks, AK. We taped this devotional in Fairbanks! We are thankful to have been able to use this very expensive parka for our devotional! IT can become really COLD in the 49th state of Alaska,...

Iditarod

Click photo to play video We are thankful to our brothers and sisters in Christ in the Palmer/Wasilla area of AK. We taped this devotional at the Iditarod Headquarters! Of course it was summer, so you will not see us riding with the dogs in SNOW! Learn about the...

Prayers for this Child

Click photo to play video We prepared and signed for each one of our children. This song was prepared especially for Cloudi using the wonderful music of Sara Groves. I want to challenge you and me to pray more for our children or the children of others, no matter how...

God Made the Birds

Click photo to play video There are SO many beautiful birds to see! The birds are different colors, sizes, and shapes. Birds have special markings and actions! Take time to look at the birds and remember that God cares for the birds and God cares even so much more for...

God Is Not Dead!

Click photo to play video What a joy to serve with my children! When my kids were younger, I taught regularly at a Deaf Church. I was also the lead teacher at Happy Hands Deaf Christian Preschool and Kindergarten program, One of the songs that the children and youth...

I’ll Fly Away!

Click photo to play video There are SO many beautiful birds to see! The birds are different colors, sizes, and shapes. Birds have special markings and actions! Take time to look at the birds and remember that God cares for the birds and God cares even so much more for...

I’m a Soldier

Click photo to play video As we celebrate the 4th of July, Independence Day, I am reminded of all the heroes that sacrificed to give us freedom here in America. I am thankful to God for all who serve our country. My dad was a Master Sergeant who was in several wars....

Hope for You

Click photo to play video Sometimes I look at the problems around me and think, " Everything is going wrong! Can I survive? Can I live with these problems?" Just like when Peter came out walking on the water to meet Jesus, Peter was doing fine until Peter starting...

Hope in Christ

Click photo to play video One of my favorite words in Spanish is "Esperanza" which means "HOPE". We all need Hope! In 2011, we began going to serve and partner with churches in Alaska. We were able to videotapes many great scenes across the state. One small town that...

Shelter in the Time of Storm

Click photo to play video Summer storms can come! Having lived most of my life in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Texas, I have seen storms turn even into tornadoes. As I have traveled doing mission work, I have seen LOTS of different kinds of storms. I remember one time, I...

Welcome a Neighbor

Click photo to play video It is a joy to have good neighbors! While we were out of town for medical treatments, we had a neighbor mow our grass regularly. We are still working on getting organized and doing our medical treatments, and our neighbor still sometimes...

Whiter Than Snow

Click photo to play video Wow, I liked the coat the coat I was wearing in this video song! My dear mother gave me this coat! She always wanted me to be warm. When I was a baby, she wrapped me up in LOTS of clothes and blankets! Even as an adult... I am so easily COLD!...

Clean on the Inside song

Click photo to play video Summer Time Car Washes!! You see the Youth Groups and Bands with the posters waving! These excited kids are trying to raise money for their projects! If you drive by a car wash, you will see many men and women working hard to make their cars...

He’s always been Faithful

Click photo to play video WOW... I don't like to call myself "OLD", but the Bible does say that when WE live longer than the younger Christians, we do have one COOL benefit, we have see the faithfulness of God  over many years! The Bible even says the Word "OLD"!Psalm...

Elephant

Click photo to play video WOW... I did not start wearing glasses until I was 37 years of age!. All the years, before, I had 20/20 vision. Then I was 37, and knew that I could not SEE like I did when I was younger. Vision problems can be challenging, but blind people...

Animal Crackers: Dogs

Click photo to play video Animal Crackers  Lesson: Have you ever noticed that a VERY sweet dog can become mean if you try to take their bone, treat, or if you bother their dog bowl? That is natural for an animal, but sometimes we get so focused on a sin, that we act...

Will you be my Valentine?

Enjoy this 1950's sock hop (dance) of joy in Jesus' Love! Jesus offers love to each of us! Just like someone asks "Will you be my Valentine?" Each person needs to answer to God... Yes or No. John 14:15 says that if we love God, then we will obey His commands. So Let's...

Valentines Day…

Valentines Day... and soon comes Spring. The flowers grow, new life starts, and many people get really busy playing soccer! My son, Andres, played soccer when he was young. Steve and I love to watch the World Cup every four years. Please enjoy this Bible lesson, the...

Today was Exciting

Click photo to play video Today was exciting as I was helping another cancer patient look for housing in AZ, when we met a lovely young Kenya woman. I began to sing to her in Swahili(African Spoken Language)... "God is so Good" and another song about the Fire of the...

Shopping List

Click photo to play video With Shopping List: There are many ways that God wants us to pray. I remember PRAY Praise, Repent, Ask for Others, and Pray for Yourself.  This helps me pray. I really LOVE  God and people, but I understand that it is SO EASY to be selfish!...

Thanksgiving

Click photo to play video Right now... I am so behind on my thank you cards! It is one of my goals to get caught up. I want everyone to know how much that I appreciate their love, prayers, service, and generosity. I have a whole bag of cards waiting to be finished! So...

Clean on the Inside

Click photo to play video Spring cleaning! It is time to sweep... get everything dusted... clean out the closets, and let the sun shine into our homes! But more importantly...let's take time to open our hearts and let Jesus clean us from our sins. Let's ask God to...

The Word

Click photo to play video Sometimes every person will say words and think that what they are saying is right and then later... people find out "OOPS, my bad! I am wrong!" Even really intelligent, smart geniuses make mistakes and their words are not always perfect. BUT...

The Father Loves Me

Click photo to play video Sometimes I work SO HARD... my husband, Steve, will ask me ,"Are you having fun?" He asks me that question to remind me that life is not just work.... that life is really about ENJOYING God and others and knowing that we have a GOOD REASON to...

Past the Wishing

Click photo to play video Pennies, Quarters, Dimes, Nickels... coins... pocket change... sometimes people will throw them in a wishing well for fun and make a wish.... well that is cute, but we DON'T need to do that! We can pray for God to help us with our wishes......

I CAN DO ALL THINGS

Click photo to play video Philippians 4:13 "I can do all things through Jesus Christ who gives me strength." This is a WONDERFUL verse that can give us courage! We need to understand that this may not mean that we can do everything.... for example... I CAN'T really...

Generations

CLick photo to play video As Mothers and Fathers... we need to realize that our choices not only influence our own children... but our choices influence generations! Lord, please help us follow you and lead our families to follow You (Jesus) too. In Jesus Name! AMEN! ...

In the Garden

Click photo to play video My Mama had a "Green Thumb" meaning that she was really good at growing plants and trees. I enjoyed working with her as she planted many flowers. As a young child, I remember her singing the hymn (song), "In the Garden". That song is...

Looking To You

Being a parent is not an easy job! It is wonderful, hard, and worth it, but it is not easy. Sometimes the hardest jobs are the most rewarding! Parents, we need to remember that we are ALL in need of Jesus' help in every way. This ASL song, "Looking to you" reminds me...

Sharing Around the World

We have a lovely contact in Shanghai, China. Who has worked with the Baobei Foundation as a Healing Home Manager for the past 5 years. Baobei Foundation is an organization that provides lifesaving surgeries and post-surgical rehabilitation for Chinese orphans. The...

Beautiful Child

Click photo to view video Dear Selah Joy... You are indeed a beautiful young woman... I am thankful that you live for Jesus! I am thankful for your life! In this May Month of Mother... I realize that your birthday is coming up soon... June 1st... WOW... you will be...

THE MONTH OF MOTHER: Life is precious! Cherish it.

Click photo to view video This song has my two daughters and my mama in it. My mama went to be with the Lord in 2011 along with one of my precious sisters. I miss them, but I celebrate that they are in heaven. I am thankful... that both of my dear daughters, Selah Joy...

Sign Language Around The World

We love to hear that our DVDs touch and help people. We love it even more when it comes from around the world. It always amazes me how one DVD or even one song can make such a difference. Sign language around the world is not all the same. In America we use ASL...

Remember Surrender!

Click photo to view video Congratulations to dear Ashley Hudspeth and all of the other college and high school graduate friends of ours! We love you. We are proud of you! Ashley... here is a song that you edited! Great job! I am glad that you live your life to be...

The Month of MOTHER: Mama’s Song

Click photo to view video Here is a video that features my dear mama. We need to remember and cherish all the good in our lives, and follow the good examples. Every earthly parent is imperfect, but we need to seek to see where our parents have followed Jesus and...

Angels Watching Over Me

Click photo to view video Happy 30th Birthday to my son, Andres Luke Burnett. It was only 21 years ago... when I went to bring you from Colombia. I love you very much. I pray for God's blessings on your life! I praise God for the angels that are watching over you and...

The Month of MOTHER: Mother Mary devotion

Click photo to view video Mothers... we should honor and respect them. Mary, the mother of Jesus... was God's humble servant to be the mother of Jesus. Mary should not be worshiped, but her example is worthy of honor. Mary worshiped Jesus! We should worship Jesus....

SHREVEPORT…. BONHAM….. MCKINNEY! DIVINE APPOINTMENTS!

A Deaf Lady in Shreveport was shocked that we live in Bonham. She told us that her Deaf friend, Ginger, just moved there. I began a search which led to Ginger's Bonham apt manager who also works at apts right beside Hillcrest Christian Church in McKinney! The manager...

Honor (Hey Mama)

Click picture to watch video "Honor your father and mother" is one of the ten commandments. We should have respect for our parents, even if it is just that our parents gave us life. God will bless you if you honor your parents. God knows we have hard times with our...

Mothers Day

Click picture to play video May, the month of Mothers! How did Mother's Day get started? Was your mother great? Shhh...! Don't answer ! 🙂 But if she was not kind and good how can you celebrate? Let's celebrate sweet Mothers!:) But, Let's celebrate even if out mother...

Rocky!

Punch left right cross... Boxing! Wow it is quite a sport... actually I hate the whole idea. When I watch a boxing match or boxing movie... I want to scream and tell them "Stop Fighting! Why?? You are going to get hurt!" I have always liked the IDEA of the Rocky...

Wise Man Rock

My old house was built between 1880 and 1890. It is OLD! Over one year ago... we had lightning strike! It hit several places on our home and a nearby tree! God was so good to protect us and our home! The light, sound, and vibrations were SO STRONG! People who live far...

Be Still

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! There is SO MUCH to do! God does want us work hard, but God also wants us to rest and be calm and still and trust Him! Last Friday.... I was rushing around doing many things and then I saw three black vultures. The vultures were fighting over a...

Rain or Pour

Get your umbrellas!! It is April! You know "April showers bring May Flowers!" Sometimes we fear the storms, but let's decide that whether it just rains a little or it rains really hard to trust the Lord! Enjoy the Fruit Hat lady as she shares the ASL song. " Rain or...

Frogs

Springtime! Frogs Jumping! Tadpoles swimming.... fully ready to Change! This reminds me of my Deaf friend, Betty Anne Fulk. We would watch the spring bullfrogs croak. It is easy to see their neck moving and know that they are saying something! We would laugh and watch...

Batter Fried Chicken Song

Flowers blooming! Grass Green! Birds and Butterflies flying!  For many places in the world we see SPRING!  Many times when people talk about people getting older...  they say "You're not a Spring Chicken anymore!" That idiom means  that someone is not really young,...

April Fools?

Let's not be foolish and look to the silly things of this world!...

Three Nails

3! Three! The Father, The Son (Jesus), and the Holy Spirit! The Trinity is 3 in 1. What a gift from God! 3! Three Nails! Jesus had 3 nails on the cross so He died so we can be saved! 3! Three Days in the Tomb, and THEN Jesus arose! 3! 3! 3! But there are not three...

Ducks!

Ducks! Ducks! Ducks!   There are at least 28 different kinds of ducks living in North America. One of my favorite TV shows in recent years is Duck Dynasty because they believe in having faith in Jesus, loving their family, and hunting ducks to eat! I am proud that my...

Dog

Here are Neo and Luna who are some of the sweetest dogs ever! We use them to teach the importance of loving and obeying God!  When I was growing up, I had LOTS of dogs. We lived in Cache, Oklahoma near the military base of Ft. Sill. I was actually born at Ft. Sill....

Cheetah

In 1989, I went to Kenya in East Africa. I loved working on the mission trip with both the Deaf and the Hearing there. One time, a lady handed me a crying baby. She wanted me to give milk to the baby. I had never been married and I did not have any milk to give. The...

Animal Crackers: Jesus Knows Your Name

When I was a teenager, the youth minister wanted to let the kids just be a little silly but not really mean. He would drive by someone who was walking on the side of the road and instruct all of us to wave to the other side of the road. This would cause the people to...

Testimonial #25 “My Precious Sunflower”

"My Precious Sunflower" My mother was such a precious lady. Her nickname as a child was "Dimples" as she had such a giant smile and dimples. She also told to greet people with a smile because we all need to share God's love. She loved sunflowers because they reminded...

Testimonial #24 “Grief and Menopause”

"Grief & Menopause" 14 people that I knew and cared for died in about 14 months. I had faced many other challenges during my life, and in the years before my time of sadness. I also struggled with menopause (the change of life) that women struggle with as they...

Testimonial #23 “The Wheels Go Round”

"The Wheels Go Around!" When I was 12 years of age, I did some biking without using my hands. I have a big scar on my knee from that foolish time of biking. In 2010 I had another bicycle accident that could have killed me or taken my ability to sign with both hands....

Testimonial #22 “Alzheimer’s”

"Alzheimer's" Early in 2006 - I reserved my free tickets to Hawaii for the summer of 2006. My mother, three children, Steven Hamilton, and I made plans. This trip to Hawaii was a time of outreach with the Deaf, as well as a time of LOTS of videotaping of Christian...

Testimonial #21 “Crisis, what to do?”

"Crisis, what to do?" (video is sign language only) When we have hard times (crises) what do we do? We need to pray! Sometimes we are healed or helped quickly. Sometimes we have challenges for a long time before we are healed or things get better. Sometimes God calls...

Testimonial #20 “Video Video Video”

"Video, Video, Video" When I started working with Expressions of Emmanuel in 2002 I had a lot of plans and vision to do more video work. I had been involved with five video projects with another group. I felt God calling me to serve with video, even though I had no...

Testimonial #19 “Rest in the Lord”

"Rest in the Lord" The Bible tells us God does not want us to be lazy! The Bible also tells us the importance of rest. Many times I have worked too hard and became sick because I did not rest enough. God wants us to be balanced! See my testimony #18 "Rest in the Lord"...

Testimonial #18 “My Children”

"My Children" I am thankful and blessed to have 3 children! My youngest is currently a senior in high school. Two of children are Deaf (the oldest and the youngest), they were both adopted from Colombia. One of my daughters is my biological daughter. My son and two...

Testimonial #17 “Kenya”

"Story of Kenya" Jambo = Hello (in Swahili- African language)! In 1989 I saw God's care, protection, and strength help me as I went on a mission trip to Kenya for the summer of 1989. God cared for me and others on our team, and those we met. We saw a Maasai Chief's...

“Sing Over Me”

I want to make available the information about the new movie, "Sing Over Me" about the life of Dennis Jernigan. We love this new resource. Dennis Jernigan shares how God helped him overcome sin. This wonderful testimony shows that God can help us be victorious and not...

Testimonial #16 “My First Time in Hawaii!”

"My First Time in Hawaii!" "Aloha" in Hawaiian means Hello, Goodbye, Love, and so much more! In 1987, I went for the first time to share with a Deaf Church in Hawaii. I received a warm welcome of love each time that I visited. There are wonderful Christians in Hawaii,...

Testimonial #15 “Clowning Around with Betty Anne”

"Clowning Around with Betty Anne" Betty Anne is one of my Deaf friends who really taught me much sign when I was first learning sign language. We loved to chat! We still love to talk! She has been my friend for 30 years. Betty Anne and I both love Jesus, and we both...

Testimonial #14 “Learning to Sign”

"Learning to Sign" 30 Years ago I was blessed to study sign language at Ozark Christian Collage. My teacher, Faith Dunn, was a precious , caring, encouraging woman. Se passed away in the Joplin tornado. I am so glad that because we are Christians, I will see her again...

Testimonial #13 “Swan in Switzerland”

God doesn't make trash! Everyone is precious, special, and important! On my first international trip to Europe in 1984, I found that I was awkward with the German culture. A Christian missionary told me that I couldn't be a missionary. God reminded me of His word in...

Testimonial #12 “Just Enough”

"Just Enough" God cares! He gives to us. It does not mean that we will not have troubles, but He will help us. See the link at the bottom of this post to view my testimony #12 "Just Enough" as I share several little stories of how God cared for my family and I. Milk,...

Testimonial #11 “Disability Destroyed”

"Disability Destroyed" Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) is a very big word! I was taught to spell this word when I was 5-6 years of age. My older sister was born with this condition which is like muscular dystrophy because it causes one to have weak muscles....

Testimonial #10 “Shoe Store”

"Shoe Store" Remember the shoe store! You can see and hear my testimony #10 "Shoe Store" and other testimonies from the links at the bottom of this post. God faithfully cared for and taught His people, Israel truth! He told them to teach the truth of His word to His...

Testimonial #9 “Speak OUT!”

"Speak Out!" Mark 16:15 15 Jesus said to his followers, “Go everywhere in the world, and tell the Good News to everyone. We need to share Jesus! Christians have the gift of the Holy Spirit! God's spirit will help us to share His gospel message! So don't be afraid,...

Testimonial #8 “Raising Hands of Praise”

"Raising Hands of Praise" All people can praise God! Deaf, Hearing, and Hard of Hearing people can all praise God!! All people can praise God in different ways. Some Hearing people don't like singing. Some Deaf people don't like singing. Other Hearing and Deaf people...

Testimonial #7 “Colombia Passport Surprise”

"Colombia Passport Surprise" God is faithful! Sometimes we have troubles, but God will help us through our problems. God always supplies the things that we need. Philippians 4:19 "My God will use his wonderful riches in Christ Jesus to give you everything you need."...

Testimonial #6 “Speak UP”

"Speak UP" We can feel afraid to share about Jesus' love, but we don't need to feel afraid. God will give us strength and courage to share His gospel message of love with others. In Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus said "So go and make followers of all people in the world....

Testimonial #5 “Ice Cream”

"Ice Cream" Vanilla, Rocky Road, Chocolate, Birthday Cake, Chocolate Chip, Cookie Dough, and Strawberry flavors of ice cream are a few favorites of some people. The only way to get ice cream when you go to an ice cream shop is to ask for it. See my testimony #5 "Ice...

Testimonial #4 “Rodeo Queen”

Howdy yall! Yes, I was born and raised in Oklahoma. I also lived a year in Texas as a child, and now live in Texas. I am a country girl / cowgirl in my heart. I love the city and the country, I love all the people of the world! See my testimony #4 about the love of my...

Testimonial #3 “Rejected, But Accepted”

"Rejected But Accepted" Frank Peretti is a famous writer, speaker, and Christian children's video producer and host of Wild & Wacky Bible Stories. Kids and teens were mean to him when he was growing up in school. He was bullied. He could have just quit, but he...

Testimonial #2 “Fatherhood”

"Fatherhood" Did you have a father in your life? Was or is your father good to you? Some people have had wonderful fathers. Some fathers are so-so. Other fathers are terrible. But it is so wonderful that even though our earthly fathers are not perfect our Father in...

Testimonial #1 Trust God

Trust God! Life is not perfect. Christians are victorious, but sometimes we have problems. We live in a fallen world. Christians are people who have sinned (and sometimes still sin) but who are saved by grace. Have you trusted Jesus? Trusting Jesus does not mean you...

Testimonial Videos – YouTube

Vonda's testimonial #9 - Speak Out This is the 9th video of a series of testimonies that I want to share. I hope that the message encourages you. We will post 25 or so before we finish. Three of them have only sign language, all the others have sign language and...

Times change, but truth doesn't change Fake money can be printed but it is still fake Truth is not like an icecream sundae where you arrange The flavours, candies, nuts, and cream you will take. God in His word has given us what He does expect(require) With sundaes it...

Thank You, Selah!

We are thankful for Selah Joy Burnett who recently celebrated her high school graduation on May 31st, 2013. She has been a faithful part of the ministry of Expressions of Emmanuel. She helped to spearhead the TEENAGERS dvd. She has been helpful with all aspects of the...

The Gist of the Mist of My Hist!

Where there is only a mist Of the hist – Meaning my HIStory – Did I tell His story? What will be the gist Of my influence in the mist? Did I make a dent With my stint? Did I seek to honor Him with every event? When people trace my comings and goings and everywhere I...

Focus on Jesus Alone!

Felt pain?  Felt happy? I have had troubles and sorrow.  I lost my mother, sister, sign language teacher, two of my best friends and several others in the last few years.  I also have struggled through the challenges of menopause.  So, these last two years have caused...

“Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire”

How to extinguish (pour water) on lies and sin!Proverbs 6:27-35 says, "You cannot carry hot coals against your chest    without burning your clothes,and you cannot walk on hot coals    without burning your feet.The same is true if you have sexual relations with...

Praising in the Prison

Praising in the PrisonPraising in the Rain (the Hard Times)Praising in My Pain!We all face hard times.  The Bible says that all people - those doing good things and those doing bad things -  will all have trouble.  We will all be hit by the "rain storms!"Mathew...

Counting Flower Petals

You know when a young lady wonders if a young man really likes her, she will sometimes pull off the petals of a flower one at a time and say with each petal, "He loves me."  "He loves me not."  Then, whenever she pulls off the last petal, she will be saying either "He...

Signing Praise

Whenever you sign the American Sign Language word "praise," you touch your pointer finger (of your dominant hand) to your mouth and then clap upwards, moving two or three times.There is another way to sign "praise;" you can just do the sign language sign for clapping...

Hungry?

Have you ever felt hungry and not sure what you wanted to eat?  The idea of some foods you normally like even sounded bad? OR Have you ever eaten so much junk and wondered why did I eat that bad food? Yesterday I decided to go off my "normal diet" for a day.  So, I...

Explode!

I just enjoyed Fireworks for the Fourth of July.  While we like those explosions, we don't want to "explode" with anger!  James 1:19-21 says, "My dear brothers and sisters, always be willing to listen and slow to speak. Do not become angry easily, because anger will...

Sunflowers

Patriotism remembered is my crying mother singing with all her heart "God bless America" and praying wholeheartedly every word. My prayer, too, on this Fourth of July!Here is one of our videos - truly a prayer that God will light up the USA and the world with His...

She’s Fluffing the Pillows in Heaven!

The tears well up, my eyes begin to puff,My heart cries out, Stop! I’ve had enough! I’ve allowed myself to grieve, feel my pain, praise and thank the Lord, just deal with stuff, The journey’s been deep, enriching, heart-wrenching, sweet and rough! Selah and I were...

Ten Tips on Working with the Deaf

Ten TipsGive your best to serving others.Give your best to the deaf.Give your life to Jesus!Watch this video on "Pigs or Pearls." The tip of the arrow beautifully hit the bright red circle!  Yes!  You did it!  You hit a bull’s eye!  When you interact with the Deaf,...