Encouraging Bible verses - including this from 2 Corinthians 14 - encourage all of us in the Sandwich Generation and our grandkids

A Sweet Talk About Being a Sweet Aroma for Grandparents and Grandkids

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My grandson and I love to make homemade applesauce. Not only does he love to eat it, he enjoys helping me mash it through the cooking process, as well. I, on the other hand, really love the delightful fragrance that wafts throughout the home. As he and I were making some this morning, I reminded him of the encouraging Bible verses in 2 Corinthians 2, including…

Encouraging Bible verses - including this from 2 Corinthians 14 - encourage all of us in the Sandwich Generation and our grandkids

Thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place. 2 Corinthians 2:14

I had him smell the delightful aroma and then pointed out that when we do kind things for others, through caregiving, obeying God, being honest, etc., that gives off a "spiritual fragrance" that can help point others to the Lord Jesus. I'm not quite sure he totally "got it" but I loved planting the seed in his heart, for the Lord to care for through the years. 

For more encouraging and comforting Bible verses for all of us – in AND out of the Sandwich Generation, you can visit Internet Cafe Devotions for a lovely Word-Filled Wednesday. And…

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  1. Great word.

  2. This is beautiful. It’s so amazing how simple things can mean so much to others. God bless!

  3. Love the visual of this verse …I can almost smell the aroma!

    joy & blessings,

  4. Blessings Kaye and a Happy, Healthy and Blessed New Year for you and your sandwich generations!!! What a beautiful way to “mash” the sweet aroma of God’s Word into us and leave us with this fresh fragrance of practical ways to apply God’s Word in our lives, our children and our children’s children… besides “tasting and seeing the goodness” of Our Lord and apples with the apples of His eye and yours… Thanks and love in Christ, Peggy

  5. A great WFW, sweet for you grandchild too ~ Blessings ~

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