Be Slow to Anger

“A wrathful man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger allays contention.”     Proverbs 15:18 NKJV Solomon repeatedly advises us to be “slow to anger” (Proverbs 14:29, 15:18, 16:32). Take your Bible and read those Scriptures slowly, … Continued

The Transforming Power of Gratitude (2)

“Rejoice always.”     1 Thessalonians 5:16 NKJV Ever find yourself asking, “Why me, Lord? How come you don’t answer my prayers? Why doesn’t Your Word work for me like it does for others?” Well-meaning friends tell you to keep your … Continued

The Transforming Power of Gratitude (1)

“In everything give thanks… this is the will of God”     1 Thessalonians 5:18 NKJV Giving thanks infuses joy and resilience into your daily life. British theologian John Henry Jowett said, “Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps … Continued

Should You Invest?

“Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.”     Ecclesiastes 11:4 NIV Should you risk investing, or wait for a “lucky break” that could make you rich overnight? Solomon answers, “Ship your grain … Continued

What to Expect on Life’s Journey (5)

“That I have not run in vain or labored in vain.”     Philippians 2:16 NKJV You must give up short-term gratification for long-term fulfillment. Paul bottom-lines his life and ministry in this verse: “That I have not run in vain or … Continued