Romans 12:12 Patience

Romans 12:12 Patience, The Virtue

“12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Romans 12:12 Patience is a virtue. I wasn’t born patient and for that matter, neither were you People who are patient are disposed to act in ways that are consistent with high moral principles. Patience is learned. And, patience is earned. For believers, […]

Prorverbs 27:27 Goat Milk

Proverbs 27:27 Goat Milk?

“27 You shall have enough goats’ milk for your food, For the food of your household, And the nourishment of your maidservants.” Proverbs 27:27 I’ve read the Bible a few times in my life. First, as a Catholic child in grade school, we read the Bible in “Religion” class once a week. Years later as […]

Philippians 2:1-4 Unity Through Humility

Philippians 2:1-4 Unity Through Humility

“1 Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy, 2 fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. 3 Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in […]

Hebrews 10:25 Fellowship

Hebrews 10:25 What is Fellowship?

“25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25 Fellowship is at the root of spiritual growth. Through His word, written in both Hebrew and English, God revealed insight to help us to […]

Proverbs 2:14 Haughty Looks

Proverbs 21:4 Haughty Looks

“A haughty look, a proud heart, And the plowing of the wicked are sin.” Proverbs 21:4 Arguably one of the most widely used passive aggressive techniques in relationships continues to be the infamous Silent Treatment. Silent treatments are revengeful, passive ways a person uses to inflict pain on someone else, often as payback for a […]

Ephesians 4:32

Ephesians 4:32 Forgiveness 101

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 Forgiveness is not easy. Specially when it involves a loved one or a spouse. What does the Bible say about forgiveness? Forgiveness is defined as the letting go of sin. In the Bible, scripture inspires believers […]

Matthew 5:27-28 Adultery in the Heart

Matthew 5:27-28 Adultery in the Heart

“27 You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” Matthew 5:27-28 Recently, a trusted source on the Word of God and the substitute Bible Study teacher at a local […]

1 Timothy 3 Qualifications of Deacons

1 Timothy 3:8-13 Qualifications of Deacons

“8 Likewise deacons must be reverent, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy for money, 9 holding the mystery of the faith with a pure conscience. 10 But let these also first be tested; then let them serve as deacons, being found blameless. 11 Likewise, their wives must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all […]