I'm sure you've heard the saying, patience is a virtue. What if we thought of patience, like patients? Like having a task to carry out as part of your service to this particular client. Each patient representing something that is executed and maybe even something new learnt. It is the attitude of waiting and being expectant … Continue reading Meek Monday Meaning: Patience
Proverbs 27:15-16 A continual dripping on a day of violent showers and a contentious woman are alike;16 Whoever attempts to restrain [a contentious woman] might as well try to stop the wind—his right-hand encounters oil [and she slips through his fingers]. Have you ever checked yourself to see if you are generally quarrelsome? Sometimes quarrelling just … Continue reading Wife-able Wednesday: Are you Quarrelsome?
Romans 1:17 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” What is faith? In the greek: Faith( Elpis) el-pece' From elpō which is a primary word (to anticipate, usually with pleasure); expectation (abstract or … Continue reading Monday Meaning: Faith
I decided to devote Monday's to exploring the meaning of words or sayings. Why you ask: because I believe that words matter. Monday's are usually an any topic goes kind of day. I'm thinking of so many things that sometimes its hard to keep focused and on track. Alas, I press on with intention. I was recently reminded of Nehemiah 8:10 where we find the origin of the quote "The joy of the Lord is your strength" We all know that people have a tendency to whip out their nifty quotes and proverbs for your every need. Sometimes they're really genuine and heartfelt but then there are other times when it's as common as a Whatsapp image with poor graphics. They're stated verbatim or over stated and sometimes do more harm than good. Even worse if they are slapped on us like a wet band-aid without really understanding the meaning or without care. I'll be honest I am pretty sure that one of these has been me! I'm learning folks.