Tag Archives: Righteousness

Hold to the One – Luke 16:13

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. – Luke 16:13 People say that almost nothing arouses anger more than messing with their money. Understandably we are sensitive […]

Flee or Follow – 1 Timothy 6:11

1 Timothy 6:11 – But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. How do we follow after God? Some might say by faith. Others may say in spirit. Still others may say by listening to your heart. All these methods are good when properly done, […]

They Saw The Star – Matthew 2:12

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. – Matthew 2:12 The wise men who followed the star to see Jesus came from the east of Jerusalem, and they came to worship the long expected King of Israel.  Why?  They looked forward to a new age of peace, righteousness, and joy.  They […]

Continue In Christ’s Love – John 15:9

John 15:9 – As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. Following Christmas, it is easy to return to our old routines.  Stop now before it is too late! Remember the hope and joy you have experienced in Christ’s service.  Consider the sense of peace and righteousness […]

Joy in the Holy Ghost – Romans 14:17

Romans 14:17 – For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. The greatest blessing we can experience in this age is the Kingdom of God within our hearts.  While some people only think of the heaven hereafter or even nirvana, the child of God […]

I Thirst – John 19:28-29

After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth. – John 19:28-29 Meditation: Thirst is a most basic […]

A Merry Heart Doeth Good – Proverbs 17:22

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. – ​Proverbs 17:22 Meditation:  There is an old adage that says, “Laughter is the best medicine.”  Well, the is may be am exaggeration, but the proverb above is certainly true.  Joy is one of the great characteristics of the Kingdom […]