Meekness Does Not Equal Weakness

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5 NIV). If you want to make healthy choices to be well and whole again, you have to learn to be meek. Matthew 5:5 says, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (NIV).The Bible lists many benefits of meekness: The meek will... Continue Reading →

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You Have to Choose to Change

“Throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception” (Ephesians 4:22 NLT). Change requires making choices. It’s not enough to dream of changing. It’s not enough to desire change. In order for you to change, you will need to make a decision. You must choose to... Continue Reading →

Shortcuts Will Only Get You Off Track

“Listen carefully to my words. Don’t lose sight of them. Let them penetrate deep into your heart, for they bring life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body” (Proverbs 4:20-22 NLT). One of the pitfalls you may face as you fulfill your purpose in life is the temptation to take shortcuts.In truth,... Continue Reading →

To Hear God, Get Near God

“It is the LORD who gives wisdom; from him come knowledge and understanding” (Proverbs 2:6 GNT). You say, “I want to trust God, but I don’t hear him.”You don’t hear God when your mind is filled with a thousand other distractions. To hear God, you’ve got to get near God. You have to get alone with... Continue Reading →

Whose Voice Are You Listening To?

“Start with GOD — the first step in learning is bowing down to GOD; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning” (Proverbs 1:7 The Message).   Have you noticed that the moment you establish a goal in your life, you start hearing people say, “Who do you think you are” or “It can’t... Continue Reading →

Be Wise: Look Ahead and Face Reality

“The wise man looks ahead. The fool attempts to fool himself and won’t face facts” (Proverbs 14:8 TLB). Many people in life start out well, but they end up progressing poorly because they don’t plan for the pitfalls. But the Bible says the wise person looks ahead and faces reality.As we make plans for our future,... Continue Reading →

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