Meekness Is Not A Sign Of Weakness

Meekness is a word not commonly used today, so I searched its meaning: Gentle towards others, willingly submission and obedient to the Lord. Not selfish, arrogant, loud or obnoxious. Meekness is not a sign of weakness either. It’s being able to totally rely on the Lord for whatever is needed. Numbers 12:3 says Moses are … Read more

Speak The Truth In Love

Ephesians 4:15 says to speak the truth in love. What exactly does that mean?  When I read this verse; I’m reminded that words are powerful, they carry weight and have the potential to do good or harm to those hearing them. Speaking the truth in love implies we’re to be selective in what we say … Read more

Can God Count On You?

God is faithful and we give Him thanks and praise for always being there for us. We know He is dependable and loyal and we can expect great things when we call upon His name. We need to consider that God needs faithful and wise stewards to manage His kingdom here on the earth. There’s … Read more

Filled With The Fruit Of The Spirit!

Matthew 7:16 says they will be known by their fruit. How are we to be known by our fruit? Galatians 5:22-23 provides the answer. The fruit of the Spirit are attributes of God’s divine nature. He possesses all those qualities. When we choose to invite Jesus into our hearts and receive the gift of salvation, … Read more

The Joy Of The Lord Is Our Strength

Job 8:21 says, “God will yet fill your mouths with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.” I’m filled with joy just thinking that the God of the Universe longs to fill me and you to the brim with joy. Oh how He longs for all His children to be happy and joyful. The … Read more

God Fills Our Mouths With Laughter

My Aunt Christina was a favorite in our family. She was funny and had a wonderful sense of humor. Just being around her for a short time put a smile on your face. Numerous times, I left her house grinning from ear-to-ear over something funny she had said.   The Lord gave us the ability … Read more

Love, Bless, And Pray For Our Enemies

We would have rather someone be our friend than our enemy. Yet, many situations arise where we are in the midst of a battle not of our choosing: The workplace, in family relationships, the criminal justice system, or possibly in the church. Regardless of the situations we encounter, we’re encouraged not to take matters into … Read more

Peace Is A Gift From God

Scripture verses on peace makes it obvious, the Lord desires we have peace in our lives. Colossians 3:15 (NIV) says, “Let the peace of Christ rule in your heart.” This implies we play a role in experiencing peace. The choice is ours. If God wants us to obey His commandments and have peace, He will … Read more