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Don’t Cast Off God

Don’t Cast Off God

I Chronicles 28:9 And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake […]

Embracing the Present and Presence of God

Embracing the Present and Presence of God

“You can choose to embrace the present. There’s no need to play the “what if” game. The past is forgiven and gone, and the future is in God’s omnipotent hands; you’re free to focus on the present and your job to love God with all your heart, soul, and mind. Martyred missionary Jim Elliot once […]

Complain and Worry or Pray

Complain and Worry or Pray

Exodus 16:2 And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness: If you are going to complain and worry, don’t pray.  If you pray, don’t complain and worry.  God rained manna (bread) from heaven to satisfy the nation of Israel’s need for food.   Manna in the Hebrew […]

How Many Times?

How Many Times?

Nehemiah 9:28 But after they had rest, they did evil again before thee: therefore leftest thou them in the hand of their enemies, so that they had the dominion over them: yet when they returned, and cried unto thee, thou heardest them from heaven; and many times didst thou deliver them according to thy mercies; […]

My Prayer and My Resolve

My Prayer and My Resolve

Psalms 28:7-9 7The LORD is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him.  8The LORD is the strength of his people; he is the saving refuge of His anointed.  9Oh, save your people and bless your heritage! […]

It’s Restoration Time!

It’s Restoration Time!

Humility is sometimes translated as gentleness and oft times there is a struggle in the spirit to be either, humble or gentle.  God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble. God can take down those who are proud and raise up those who are humble and reverent toward Him.  King Nebuchadnezzar was arrogant […]

Gentleness – A Daily Work, Part 4

Gentleness – A Daily Work, Part 4

Forbearance the Gentle Strength Philippians 4:5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. The Gallup organization’s nationwide study indicated that gentleness is a virtue that is rarely demonstrated by non-Christians and Christians alike.  Another definition for moderation or gentleness is forbearance.  Forbearance is the ability to refrain from the […]

Gentleness – A Daily Work, Part 3

Gentleness – A Daily Work, Part 3

Why is it Important to Be Calm? Philippians 4:5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. One of the definitions of moderation in this scripture is calmness.  Proverbs says, “Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.” A calm person is much […]

Gentleness – A Daily Work, Part 2

Gentleness – A Daily Work, Part 2

Why is it Why is it Important to Become Thoughtful and considerate? Moderation in this scripture is defined as mild, gentleness, thoughtfulness, and considerate.  Why is it important to be thoughtful and considerate?  They are the evidence that you are not self-centered.  They demonstrate that you are concerned about someone else’s well-being.  We are commanded […]

Gentleness – A Daily Work

Gentleness – A Daily Work

Philippians 4:5 Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Moderation in this scripture is defined as mild, gentleness, thoughtfulness, and considerate.  Paul said to the Ephesians church, “Let your gentleness be known to all men …”  We know that gentleness is not a virtue that the world is known […]