Repeat (Dictionary):To do or make again, to say again, to say over, recite. Repeat (Bible):To repeat, do again, to speak. The Apostle Peter seemed to have a knack of getting himself into trouble or needing Jesus to speak about a subject three times! It shows us that our heavenly Father has great patience. He wants us to understand-even when it may take a few experiences to drive home His point. Let’s look at Peter in his “3-Pete” experiences: John 13: 5-10: 5Then He poured water into the basin, and began to wash......
Worry (Dictionary): To feel anxious; an uneasy state of mind; trouble or vexed. Worry (Bible): Care; anxiety; to fear. As Christians, one of our goals should be to allow God to bring His Word into a clearer focus so we can minister with His vision and not ours. All too often, our focus is on “worry” and “anxiety” about having basic needs such as food, clothing, and a roof over our heads, etc. Luke 12: 25-34 25-28Has anyone by fussing before the mirror ever gotten taller by so much as an inch?......
Power (Dictionary): Strength, or might; the ability to do or act; authority or influence. Power (Bible): Strength; power; miraculous power. Luke 5: 16-17 16But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray. 17One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present for Him to perform healing. (NASB) Luke 5: 16-17: 17One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and religion teachers were sitting......
Humility (Dictionary): Freedom from pride or arrogance : the quality or state of being humble: The ordeal taught her humility. Humility (Bible): Lowliness of mind, humility, gentleness, to make low, meekness. As I head down the path of “getting older” I find the Lord is working on me and guiding me how to grow in kindness and humility. We know that the Lord wants us to walk humbly: Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to......
Breastplate: (Dictionary): A piece of armor worn over the chest, the breastplate of righteousness, a gold framed square of linen worn by the high priests of Israel. Breastplate: (Bible): Breast piece, sacred pouch, a breastplate, (root-thorax) Matthew 26:63-65: 63Jesus kept silent. Then the Chief Priest said, “I command you by the authority of the living God to say if you are the Messiah, the Son of God.” 64 Jesus was curt: “You yourself said it. And that’s not all. Soon you’ll see it for yourself: The Son of Man seated at the......
Unity (Dictionary): The fact quality or condition of being one; oneness; singleness; a union of parts forming a complex whole. Unity (Bible): Unitedness; one; oneness; that which binds together. Psalm 133: 1Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! 2It is like the precious ointment poured on the head, that ran down on the beard, even the beard of Aaron , that came down upon the collar and skirts of his garments . 3It is like the dew of......