Category Archives: gentleness

milk toast

devotional post # 2199 2 Corinthians 10:1-3 2Co 10:1  I, Paul, myself am encouraging you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ– I who am humble when looking you in the face, but bold toward you when I am away!–2Co … Continue reading

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police brutality

devotional post # 2072 Luke 22:63-65 Luk 22:63 Now the men who were tormenting Jesus were ridiculing him as they beat him. Luk 22:64 They also blindfolded him and kept telling him, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” Luk … Continue reading

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love wrapped in power

WHY DID JESUS ORDER THE PARENTS NOT TO TELL OF THIS MIRACLE? Luke 8:54-56 Luk 8:54 But Jesus gently took her by the hand and said, “Child, get up.” Luk 8:55 Just then her breath returned, and she got up. … Continue reading

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better off than the living

ARE WE REFLECTING GENTLENESS AND KINDNESS? Ecclesiastes 4:1-3 1 I looked again at all the cruelties that are committed under the sun. I just watched, the tears of those maltreated, and they had no one to comfort them! On the … Continue reading

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given by covenant

Isaiah 42:1-8 1 Watch! my servant; I hold him, my chosen one, my soul thrills. I have given my spirit to him; he will bring justice forth to the nations. 2 He will not cry out and lift up and … Continue reading

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Don’t miss Jesus this Christmas!

Matthew 1:12-16 12 And after the deportation to Babylon: Jechoniah was father of Shealtiel, and Shealtiel father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel father of Abiud, and Abiud father of Eliakim, and Eliakim father of Azor, 14 and Azor father of … Continue reading

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gracious speech

Proverbs 21-22 Gracious speech is a quality that brings wise people good company.  No matter who he is, a man with gracious speech will have the king as his friend.  But ungracious speech (quarreling) is a curse upon those who … Continue reading

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a gentle whisper

1 Kings 19 Certainly God caused the wind, the earthquake, and the raging fire, but that was not the message God wanted to give Elijah.  He was in the gentle whisper, and the refreshing cakes, and the restful sleep.  Even … Continue reading

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tests of authenticity

1 John 4.    Is your faith genuine?  Here are some tests to determine the authenticity of a profession of faith. Do I confess that Jesus is God’s Son who has come in the flesh?  (2,15) Do I love other believers, … Continue reading

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after faith: no wisdom wars

James 3:13-18.    James had warned the churches not to produce too many teachers.  It seems that the churches were in danger of wisdom wars – where teachers would compete with each other for the loyalty of the other believers.  James … Continue reading

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