Of Hardship & Virtue
From the Sermon on the Mount to Jesus' to the final seven sayings on the cross, He taught virtue while living hardship.
Jesus had no place to lay His head, yet virtue was the overflow of His heart.
"We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.” ~ D.L. Moody
"The more abundant the blessings - the more we forget to pray." ~ anon
"There is a kingdom not of this world the virtuous belong to." ~ Michael Cartwright
"Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 5:10)
Beware the bright days of financial plenty lest they lead you to the dark days of spiritual poverty.
Today's Soul Snippet:
'It is better to be wise in a fool's eyes, than in your own eyes.' ~ Michael Cartwright