Psalm 119:89-90 (NIVUK)
89 Your word, Lord, is eternal;
it stands firm in the heavens.
90 Your faithfulness continues through all generations;
you established the earth, and it endures.
We enjoy doing family history as a family. We find that exploring our ancestors is not only a great way of learning about history, often with a healthy dose of excitement, mystery and scandal on the way, but it also gives a sense of who we are and how we got to where we are today. As Christians, we have a family whose history can be read in the Bible going all the way back to the start. One constant throughout is God, God reaching out with the invitation of friendship and wisdom – and wonderfully, despite our ancestors not being constant in their relationship with him, he has constantly been faithful to them.
Thank you Father for the wonderful family history of you and your people. Thank you that you are faithful to us now, just as you have always been. Help us to grow through reading of the experiences of those who have gone before us.