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ShemeiWho was Shemei? Shemei was a Benjamite of Bahurim and the son of Gera, a man from the family of the house of Saul. Shemei is mentioned as one of David’s tormentors, during the time he fled for his life from his son Absalom, who forced him off the throne.
We All Heard It, And We All Saw It, So, Why Didn’t We All Believe It?There’s an old adage that says: “Seeing is believing!” The common interpretation for this is: “You need to see something before you believe it is actually true or has occurred.” When Peter and John were told to stop preaching in the name of Jesus by the Sanhedrin council, they responded
Ppp: Prosperity Promises PrerequisiteThere are many many precious promises God has given unto us, and among them are 3 John :2 that said: “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” We know the Apostle John wrote this letter to express his
Why Do I Have To Confess?There’s an old adage that says: “Confession is good for the soul!” This refers to the idea of “coming clean with sins and shortcomings that may weigh heavily on one’s heart in order to feel better and obtain peace.” So, how do we define confess or confession. It means: “to
Be Glad That The Lord Has Kept You Another DaySometimes You Just Have To Encourage Yourself and Say: Thank God For Just Another Day That the Lord has kept me. So, here’s a little poem to encourage you today! Sometimes you’re confused and feel misused And maybe even sometimes feel abused But you should never be amused By the Enemy who unlawfully accused Because
Just Because You Are Not Recognized Does Not Mean You Are Not EffectiveHave you ever felt like you worked so hard many times to be a blessing to others, and it seems your efforts just went unappreciated! You see the need and you run to the rescue! But is it ever enough? Will people ever change or appreciate your labor of love?
Basic Salvation Made Complicated By LogicSometimes, we can make simplicity so complicated by interjecting our own preconceived opinions or logic. So, why do we make things so complicated? It’s called the complexity bias. This occurs when we have a tendency to overcomplicate things that are actually pretty simple.” In the article, “Mental Models,” complex bias
The Fear Of God, Not Scared Of God (part 3)We are finishing up our discussion on the “Fear of God, Not Scared Of God.” Again, God never intended for us to be scared of Him as if He would do us harm, but to fear and reverence Him so He could do us good. When we look at the
The Fear Of God, Not Scared Of God (part 2)Ok! Let’s continue our discussion on “The Fear Of God, Not Scared Of God!” When we say “the fear of God,” we’re not saying to be scared of God; because God is not a monster god that we should run and hide from because we’re scared of Him, or we’re
The Fear Of God Not Scared Of GodIt seems like in our world today, we are so mindful of people being assured of how much God loves them. We emphasize how much God loves us and there is nothing we can ever do to make God love us more. But, does love get us into heaven? People
Beware Of Catch 22Most of us remember the movie or book “Catch 22” written by Joseph Heller that aroused our attention for many years. “Catch 22” can be defined as: “a dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is no escape because of mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.” It can also be defined
I’ve Got A Made Up MindSome things in life require you to have a made-up mind! You have to settle in your mind and heart who you are, what your true purpose is in life, and then stick with it, no matter what! You should not allow circumstances, or people (whether family or friends), wealth,
RestOne of the most accessible gifts that we are given by God that is a necessity for survival in life, is one that we often take lightly or ignore, and that is this simple discipline called “rest.” I call it a discipline because you have to discipline yourself to rest.
Why Live A Miserable Life When You Can Have An Abundant Life?What does it mean to be miserable? Miserable is defined as: “wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable.” When someone is described as a miserable person that usually means they are people you don’t enjoy being around because they are negative, bad tempered, self-oriented, or unfriendly. Someone once said there are ten ways
Be StrongEveryone in general wants to be strong or engage in the strong principles of life! Being strong not only means: “having the power to move heavy weights or to perform physically demanding tasks,” or doing extensive exercising, running, walking, etc., but also to be strong is to be confident and
Where Are You Going?One of the most common questions we ask each other on a daily basis is: “Hey, where are you going? Generally, we ask this question to find out where a person is headed or what their plans are. This question can be answered in a short term by just responding:
Are You Being Thrown A Curveball?Sometimes, it seems like we’re living life in our merry ole way, and all of a sudden, we’re hit with a curve ball. Not just one curve ball, but it seems like one after another they keep on coming! Now, a curveball is a term “that comes from baseball, where
Don’t Give Up On Your FamilySometimes, family members seem to be the hardest people to reach when it comes to witnessing to them about salvation. It’s hard because sometimes it’s familiarity and they know you and it’s hard to accept instructions from you. You are a reflection of what or who they should be and
I Know You Said You Forgave, But Really!We know to forgive is the right thing to do, and although you said you forgave, but really! Forgiveness is more than words from your mouth! “Like, I said it and now it’s done!” No, it has to go further than that! Just because you said it, does not mean
Do What’s Right Even When It CostsThere’s an old adage that says: “It doesn’t cost you anything to be nice!” Generally speaking, that is true! But, sometimes doing good can be a sacrifice! Sacrifice can be defined as: “to suffer loss of, give up, renounce, injure, or destroy especially for an ideal, belief, or end; or