Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. – Matthew 5:5
Among thesaurus entries for the word “meek” include: gentle, forgiving, benevolent, submissive, and quiet. In the scriptures, meekness is often accompanied by attributes such as “…submissive…humble, patient, full of love,…
Find your identity in Christ.
Not in your relationship status,
not in your career path,
not in your academics,
not in your social life.
All of these things are temporary,
and can change at any moment.
But Jesus is everlasting and constant.
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.
For years I thought my assignment or the Church’s assignment was to articulate the Gospel and nothing more. Now I believe that if we don’t support the verbal expression of the Gospel with physical demonstration of compassion, we are not imitating Jesus.
~ Max Lucado
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"The Lord is my Shepherd, I have need of nothing else" Ps.23
- Jeremiah Burroughs