This morning during worship, God intentionally pointed me in the direction of trusting and submitting to Him and choosing meekness.
And yes, I said “He be talking.” Because He do! We have to sit down, turn off our phones and really seek out what God is saying through prayer, worship and reading the word. He has instructions but we Must listen. And I don’t care, it’s just different reading the physical Bible. You know how you feel reading a Kindle version of a book versus a hardback book with pages in it. It’s necessary.
And there’s a balance to it too. Like the Bible app is definitely convenient but the tangible Word should be our primary source because technology fails or our internet is controlled. But anyways before we gone down a rabbit hole of facts …
And Boom “Psalm 73:5” comes up in my head but sometimes in seeing and hearing I’ve noticed that it’ll come in backwards. (I gotta ask God about that again) But He pointed me to Psalm 37:5. And I know when I get it right because He confirms it in my spirit.
These verses really just stuck to me and brought me a reminder that
God has been wanting to take me further but sometimes I’m like “God I just don’t feel like fasting.” Or “God why do I have to control my attitude?” But why am I questioning God, the creator of the universe? Does He not understand what’s going on? Does He not understand what’s best for me?
Also, after researching meekness, I happened upon someone saying “Yes, that’s what Jesus was talking about in Matthew 5.” I didn’t know which verse in specific But God was like “Matthew 5:5.” Matthew 5:5 says, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”
God wants you to remain soft and pliable and lay every word with love and kindness to others. While some of our exteriors may seem harsh, we can still remain soft on the inside. Jesus is literally the full embodiment of meekness. When He died for us they referred to Him as a lamb going into slaughter. Like He seriously did that…in meekness. There is utter power in meekness.
This attitudes come with the salvation. Living in the lifestyle of Christ who dwells within us, we choose love over Hatred. We choose not reacting versus reacting. We choose kindness and gentleness above harshness. We choose meekness. Especially when we fellowship with the Holy Spirit who continuously reveals to us everything we need to know and spend time with our King, we grow in His characteristics.
Confidence can be quiet. Not reacting because you don’t have a need to want to please others. Sometimes it lies in sitting still when everything else around you is going haywire. Allowing kindness and wisdom to be your clothing, it is a pleasing aroma to God. I really want to be amongst those who are meek and gentle all the time. I want those to always be my portion and not reacting from a place of combativeness and pettiness; That’s I used to do before I was reborn in Christ. The old me is dead. So I will not react from a place of memories. As in, I will not react from a place of what I learned in survival mode. I will continue to renew my mind in Christ, and I implore you to do the same.
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