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Category: 202: Words of Wisdom

104: The Beatitudes; Blessed are the Meek

Blessed are the Meek: For They Shall Inherit the Earth The present general concept of “MEEK” is that the word means:  soft, yielding, timid, gentle, effeminate, cowardly and fearful. In reality the word “meek” in the Scriptures means the exact opposite of the general impression today. “Meekness” means self control, forbearance, patience, trust in God, […]

101: Introduction to the Beatitudes

Introduction to The Beatitudes When Jesus gave His Sermon on the Mount He began His discourse by giving a collection of eight character traits (or we could say “qualities of being, be – attitudes” – the attitudes His followers should “be”).  These eight character traits have come to be called “The Beatitudes”. Each character trait […]

106: The Seven Pillars of Wisdom: Counsel Part Two

Proverbs 8:12 I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions [properly, the knowledge of God]. 8:13 The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. 8:14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. 8:15 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. 8:16 By […]

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