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I believe that we are spiritual beings having a humanistic experience. Because of this, we should approach this life from a spirit standpoint first. Dive into these faith-based articles, and gain enrichment, wisdom, and knowledge. Your spirituality plays a major part in creating a life that you enjoy living.
In this section, you will receive:
Biblical values and morals that we should uphold today
Information about being peaceful
Knowledge of who and whose you really are
The seven areas of wellness are social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual, and physical. Don’t allow your spiritual life to lack.
It is very common that people who have experienced God’s power work in their lives are extremely excited to share with other people. In fact, some have gone so far as to force their testimonies and beliefs on others. The problem with this is that some people aren’t ready or willing to hear what they have to say. Others just may not be in the place to accept of adopt that way of living. Because of this, it is wise to hold your peace.
It is good that you want to share your experience and God’s word with other people. It is also great that you don’t have to say a word for people to see and understand God’s favor and grace on your life. Your life tells people more about you than you can ever really say in words. I know that it is difficult to hold your peace, when God has been so instrumental in your life, but after this week’s lesson, maybe you’ll think differently.
Wisdom Wednesday “Hold Your Peace”
Our Wisdom Wednesday message for this week came from Proverbs 23:9, which states “Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.” I took this to mean that we should gain wisdom and knowledge of the scriptures, but we should be very selective about who we share that wisdom with. Someone who doesn’t believe will diminish and hate what you are saying, because it isn’t meant for that person to understand things of the Spirit.
The bible tells us, in other areas, just how we should regard those who are considered fools. According to the dictionary, a fool is a person who acts unwisely or imprudently; a silly person. From the definition alone, we can gather that a fool doesn’t do well with wisdom. According to the bible, a fool is one who says that there is no God. (Psalms 53:1)
Watch this week’s episode (Wisdom Wednesday “Hold Your Peace”) to see what my advice is for dealing with fools, when it comes to sharing the word of God.
Everywhere you turn, there are people striving to live their dreams and their best lives. Some even turn to God, looking for some guidance on how they can accomplish their goals, and experience a better way of life. The answer is in this week’s Wisdom Wednesday lesson, and is much simpler than you might think.
In Proverbs 16:9 of the King James Version of the Holy Bible, the scripture reads: “A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.” A quick thumb through the dictionary reveals that to devise means to plan or invent by careful thought. That leads us to gather the understanding that each of us chooses our what, while God handles the how of it all. I don’t know about you, but that gets me excited! All you have to do is choose what you want to do with your life. Then, dedicate that thing to God, and he will make it successful.
If you want to be a performing artist, a doctor, lawyer, athlete, it doesn’t matter. Have fun! Just make sure that God is at the forefront of whatever you do. You don’t have to worry about the how at all. Psalm 119:133 says, “Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.” As long as we study God’s word, and meditate on it every day, we can rest assured that our steps are ordered by God, and that whatever path we are on, we are headed in a prosperous direction.
Are you on the best path for your life? After watching this week’s episode, how will you change what you have been doing? Let me know, in the comments below, what your biggest takeaway was from this week’s lesson.
I have found myself avoiding social media at the beginning of every week, simply because I have grown so tired of scrolling through all of the “I hate Mondays” posts. People only hate what they are doing, because they haven’t realized their purpose. If you are one of those people, don’t worry. I am going to hook you up in just a minute. Read more →
In the bible’s book of Exodus, we learn that the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness for 40 years, because they refused to trust God and to do what he asked of them. God rescued them from Egypt, when they were held captive by Pharaoh. They complained and doubted every step of the way. They created their own gods to worship. In doing these things, they hindered their own progress. Their journey of about 200 miles, would have normally taken a couple of weeks to travel. Instead of leaving Egypt and arriving at the Promised Land in Canaan soon after, they spent 40 years struggling in the wilderness. Read more →