Joseph was someone we could describe this way: “His actions spoke louder than his words.” His silence reminds us that the best way to obey God is to actually do God's will and not just talk about it. There is a direct connection between hearing and obeying.
But God spoke. It was in the scroll of Malachi, and then he was quiet for 400 years. If you look at the last words of Malachi and the Old Testament, it reads, “ Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.
Levi was a person of peace. I should note—a person of peace may not have accepted Jesus as their Lord and Savior but still be open to the Gospel message. It's this openness to those sharing the Gospel that shows God is already working within their lives.
What does the Bible say about being a peaceful person?
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Being silent is one way to be receptive to the Holy Spirit, God. Our desire to feel something of our spiritual connection with God, expressed without words, makes us receptive to the spirit of Love, God's healing influence, operating within our hearts and minds.
The benefits: Silence is the opportunity to listen to our life. It is like bird watching, you don't go searching for birds you go and sit and wait for them to appear. It is the waiting in the quiet that actually feeds our soul. It is paying attention to our life, that is the ultimate goal of the spiritual journey.
Quiet time, also stated as heart-to-heart time, or one-on-one time with the creator, is a regular individual session of Christian spiritual activities, such as prayer, private meditation, contemplation, worship of God or study of the Bible.
James 1:19 instructs us: “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.” Similarly, “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit” (1 Peter 3:10).
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight. like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham and called him her master.
Romans 4:25-5:1 explains that this kind of peace is rooted in Christ's death and resurrection: “He was delivered up for our trespasses and raised for our justification. Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Edersheim (1883) notes that this verse is applied to the Messiah in the Aramaic Targum. In rabbinical interpretation, such as Joseph Herman Hertz (1968) citing Rashi and Luzzatto, the name is taken as referring to the 'crown prince.
Nelson Mandela is one of the world's greatest, and most admired political leaders. He has been honored with numerous awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize, for he is a shining example of the incredible strength of the human spirit to persevere, in the face of adversity, for the pursuit of freedom.
Now the Apostle exhorts them to study to be quiet. The original Word translated Study, signifies to be Ambitious, to inti∣mate that we should pursue Quiet with the like Degree of Esteem, Desire and La∣bour, as Men do Honour, Dignity and Pow∣er, which are the Objects of Ambition.
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