The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven

The disciples were always jockeying for position.  They all wanted to be the first, the best, the closest to Jesus with a high position in the Kingdom.  So we can imagine their surprise at the answer Jesus gave  to the question in Matthew 18:1, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus answered:Continue reading “The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven”

:) Blessed are the meek

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” – – Jesus, Matthew 5:5 The Bible, NIV, Accessed via Meekness in our world is often seen as weakness.  But if we look at meekness as power under control we see a different picture.  While power, position and prestige may be what is valuedContinue reading “:) Blessed are the meek”