Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
If your life feels out of control, in turmoil, or you feel angry Jesus is the answer. Jesus was a great example of how to be gentle and humble. Follow His example and you will find rest for your soul. Gentle = kind, mild in temperament; Humble = respectful, showing a modest estimate of one’s own importance.
A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.
Your worth is found on the inside not on the outside. Your character is worth more than fleeting beauty. Nobel characteristics like honesty, generosity, and courage are more important than your dress size, bank account, or looks. Your worth is found in God and your relationship with him, not in the opinions of others. Jesus paid the ultimate price for you because you are worth far more than rubies.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost.
God loved us so much he made a way for us to be saved. Jesus came to this world to seek and save the lost, to offer us salvation. He came to rescue us from a life of sin. As Christians, we need to share this good news with the world while there is still time.
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.
Christ has the power to make you free and those that are set free by the Son are truly free. If you accept his teaching as truth and also obey his teaching you are true disciples. You will know the truth because your eyes will open to a greater understanding of the truth which will set you free from the bondage of sin.
I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
How awesome to have a friend in Jesus. He knows you, he cares about you, and he loves you. He’ll never leave you and you can always count on him. He wants to spend time with you so you will never feel alone. You can tell him anything and know that he will never betray your trust. Jesus is the best friend you could ever have.
give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Spend time in prayer thanking God for his goodness. Thank him with a grateful heart for all that he is doing in your life. Remember to thank him for what he has done for you in the past. Thank him for what he will do for you in the future. No matter what is going on in your life there is always something to be thankful for.
I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands.
Prayer should begin with praise, acknowledging God for who he is, he is worthy of all praise. Focus your thoughts on him alone. Focus on his characteristics and what he means to you. Lift your hands toward your heavenly Father as you pray in Jesus’ name.