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Godly wisdom

Godly wisdom

Lately, certain Bible verses have become my prayers. Somehow each of these verses encapsulates so well what my heart has been trying to pray for. Thankfully, God hears even our groans. But it is a blessing to find words for the desires of our hearts. So this week I’ve been praying for godly wisdom with the words of James: But the wisdom from above is first pure [morally and spiritually undefiled], then peace-loving [courteous, considerate], gentle, reasonable [and willing to…

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How to Become Meek

How to Become Meek

On Monday’s post How to Seek Guidance we concluded that only when we are meek we are ready for God’s guidance. Otherwise we are not in a condition to apprehend his guidance. So we really want to become meek, right? How to do that? That’s the quest for today. First, I want to address what meekness is and is not. Then we talk about how we can become meek. Meekness is not weakness. Instead, Meekness is power under control as…

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Living Hand in Hand

Living Hand in Hand

Compassion makes life beautiful. Compassion makes life worth living. Compassion gives us a glimpse of heaven here on earth. Because God is is the epitome of compassion. If we want to be compassionate we need to become more like him. The fifth spiritual fruit discribed in Galatians 5:22 has traditionally been translated kindness (NIV/NRSV/CEB) or gentleness (KJV). The Message describes it as “a sense of compassion in the heart”. I think it is more thought-provoking than kindness or gentleness. It…

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