Monday Meditation – Matthew 25:23

December 5, 2016

today’s meditation verse…

Matthew 25:23  His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master!’

I think it is safe to say that the world is longing for joy. It is that ultimate feeling that overshadows all other emotions. That first feeling of being ‘in love’ is joyous and often gives way as true love, commitment, settles in and we do the right thing whether it feels joyous or not.

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Wednesday Word Study – Narrow

October 26, 2011 
Narrow 

 

Transliteration: thlibó
Phonetic Spelling:
(thlee’-bo)
Short Definition:
I make narrow, persecute, press hard
Definition: (a) I make narrow (strictly: by pressure); I press upon, (b) I persecute, press hard.

 

Matthew 7:14

14 But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed that leads away to life, and few are those who find it.

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In Search of a Feel Good

July 6, 2011

I love to sit back and watch people. I suppose I am what you call an ‘Armchair Psychiatrist’. I love to ponder and analyze why people do what they do.

Thankfully I had been a scholar of the bible long before psychiatry. I learned, to my surprise, that in all of my psychiatry courses those thoughts and theories were already documented in the bible. I kept proclaiming to myself as I would read my text – that’s in the bible! Solomon was truly correct in stating that there was nothing new under the sun. Continue reading