Do not pay back evil for evil

October 31 Do not pay back evil for evil. 1 Thessalonians 5:15 (NLT)15 “See that no one pays back evil for evil, but always try to do good to each other and all people.” It’s human nature to take revenge on someone who has hurt you. You would say haha, laughing at this statement. DoContinue reading “Do not pay back evil for evil”

The Righteous will “be long remembered.”

October 29 The righteous will “be long remembered.” Psalm 112:6 (NLT)6 “Such people will not be overcome by evil. Those who are righteous will be long remembered.” Matthew Arnold wrote, “Christ came to reveal what righteousness is.” The Lord Jesus defends the defenceless and the beaten-down he comforts. Jesus Christ feeds the hungry and, healedContinue reading “The Righteous will “be long remembered.””

“A Godly Life.”

October 28 “A godly life.” 1 Timothy 6:11 (NLT)Paul’s Final Instructions11 “But you, Timothy, are a man of God; so run from all these evil things. Pursue righteousness and a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.” The Apostle Paul reminds Timothy that he is a man of God and that he shouldContinue reading ““A Godly Life.””

God, please deal with my self-centeredness

“Everything connected with getting our own way … is killed off from good.” Galatians 5: 24 Msg. I have read that people speak an average of nine million words a year, and more than half are: “I, me, my, mine.” When we are followers of Christ Jesus then we learn to die to ourselves. WeContinue reading “God, please deal with my self-centeredness”

“God loves a person who gives cheerfully.”

October 26 “God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NLT)7 “You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” The age we live in is very wealthy, people have many resources available toContinue reading ““God loves a person who gives cheerfully.””

“Let your eyes observe my ways.”

October 23 “Let your eyes observe my ways.” Proverbs 23:26 (RSV)26 “My son, give me your heart and let your eyes observe my ways.” Son or daughter; did you read today? O dear Lord, as we meditate and focus on Your Words of wisdom today, here are our hearts. We are people with many excitingContinue reading ““Let your eyes observe my ways.””

“Clean hands and a pure heart.”

October 22 “Clean hands and a pure heart.” Psalm 24:3-5 (RSV)3 “Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? 4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift his soul to what is false, and does not swear deceitfully. 5 He willContinue reading ““Clean hands and a pure heart.””