Month: January 2017

The Verbs #18 (Protection)

10           God’s name is a place of protection— good people can run there and be safe. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 18:10). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. I absolutely love this scripture. Allow me to explain why I love this…

The Verbs #17 (Stay Positive)

4            Evil people relish malicious conversation; the ears of liars itch for dirty gossip. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 17:4). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. In order to change the way you speak and how you think, you have to…

The Verbs #16 (Peace with your enemies)

7            When God approves of your life, even your enemies will end up shaking your hand. Today, let’s take a look at the life of Jesus. The greatest enemy of the day was the Roman Empire. In the region where Jesus was ministering, the…

The Verbs #15 (Good Counsel)

22           Refuse good advice and watch your plans fail; take good counsel and watch them succeed. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 15:22). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. This verse has been one of my life verses. There is much in this…

The Verbs #14 (The Golden Rule)

The Golden Rule The golden rule is defined as a rule or law of reciprocity that relates a principal of treating others as one would wish to be treated themselves. Jesus said it this way in Matthew 7:12 “Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide…