Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Meekness and Mourning

Matthew 5:4–5

Meekness rejects any thought of self-sufficiency. It is antithetical to our aggressive, dog-eat-dog world that teaches people never to be satisfied with what they have and therefore to pursue more and more “stuff,” even if it means they lack the time to enjoy it. The meek inherit the earth because they have not seized their inheritance; they are content with God’s provision. What does your attitude towards your “stuff” say about your meekness?

For further study:

Psalm 37

The Bible in a year:

Numbers 2–3

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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