Monthly Archives: April 2013

What It Means To Be Blessed

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 5:3 NASB).             Jesus in the Sermon On the Mount laid out for us what it means to be truly blessed.  The very first virtue mentioned in the Beatitudes (the beautiful attitudes) is poverty of spirit.  Humility is always the door […]

Sweetness Out Of The Strong

“Out of the eater came something to eat,
And out of the strong came something sweet” (Judges 14:14 NASB).              The reference above comes from a riddle that Samson proposes to some Philistine companions at his wedding feast.  This riddle can be applied in many ways to God’s providence, where He works good out of evil. […]