Tag Archives: Bible Readings

  • Secrets to Success with People

    The Bible is a rich storehouse of spiritual and practical advice, and examples of strong relationships are one of the recurrent themes. In fact, Martin Luther commented that the entire Christian life consists of relating to people around us. [“The Freedom of a Christian,” Luther’s Works, ed. Harold J. Grimm and Helmut T. Lehmann (Philadelphia: Muhlenberg […]

  • Our Humble Savior

    Born in a barn. [Mary] wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.—Luke 2:7 ESV Rejected by many. He came into the very world he created, but the world didn’t recognize him. He came to his own people, and even they rejected him.—John 1:10–11 […]

  • Power to the Meek

    God instructs us to be meek and humble in our dealings with others … Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.—Ephesians 4:2 NLT Try your best to please God and to be like him. Be faithful, loving, dependable, and gentle.—1 Timothy 6:11 […]

  • What Is Beautiful?

    I recently did a search for how often the word “beautiful” appears in the Bible. I found out that the Old Testament is full of beautiful women. Sara was beautiful.1 Rebecca was very beautiful.2 Rachel was lovely in form and beautiful.[[See Genesis 29:17.]] Job’s daughters were more beautiful than any other women in the land.3 […]