How to keep your life in balance is shown in II Peter 1:2-9 Peter tells us just before his death in Rome that we should let the grace of God be multiplied on us in the full, personal and precise and correct knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord ( inspired from the Amplified Bible) Grace is God’s favour Peace ( perfect well-being, all necessary good, all spiritual prosperity and freedom from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts) How do we get hold of these promises ? By His divine power we can get into all that is suited to life and godliness and escape the moral decay that is in this world because of lust and greed. We are supposed to add our diligence to the divine promises and employ every effort in exercising your faith to develop virtue and knowledge. In exercising knowledge develop self-control and steadfastness and godliness. If I am lacking in these qualities I am shortsighted and oblivious to the fact that I was cleansed from my old sins. For the last 45 years I have tried to understand these things and I am sure many secret gems are hidden here. This last bit reminds me of Paul’s letter to Colossians 1:13-14 The father has delivered and drawn us to Himself out of the control and dominion of darkness and has transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in […]
I have published this before, but I will send it out again, because we live in perilous times and we need to stand firmly on our ground. My quote comes from the story of Jairus in the New Testament. He wanted help from Jesus to heal his daughter. She was very ill and died while Jesus was occupied in helping […]
I have found it very difficult to change my character to become all that I dream of. My ideal is the woman described in Proverbs 31 in the Old Testament. She is always ready for the time that’s coming. She is never afraid of accidents happening to her family. She is producing things that she sells and consider the costs […]
One of the last tasks from the July blogging course 201 was to create a blogging event. So I take the challenge and just do it!
Finding a treasure in St. Paul´s Cathedral
Psalm 138 (Amplified Bible) Verse 7: You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and Your right hand will save me. Verse 8: The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy and loving kindness, O Lord, endure forever forsake not the works of your own hands. This I compare […]