Tuesday, June 19, 2007

LETS FIX OUR THOUGHTS




Phi 4:8 For the rest, brothers, whatever is TRUE, whatever HONORABLE, whatever is RIGHT, whatever PURE, whatever LOVELY, whatever of GOOD REPORT, if of any VIRTUE, and if of any PRAISE, think on these things.

The Lord lead me to this scripture this morning and as I pondered on it I wondered what the meaning of the words really meant, lets have a look at each one that is typed in caps

TRUE -
1. being in accordance with the actual state or conditions; conforming to reality or fact; not false: a true story.
2. real; genuine; authentic: true gold; true feelings.
3.sincere; not deceitful: a true interest in someone's welfare.
4.firm in allegiance; loyal; faithful; steadfast: a true friend.
5.being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something: the true meaning of his statement.
6.conforming to or consistent with a standard, pattern, or the like: a true copy.
7.exact; precise; accurate; correct: a true balance.
8.of the right kind; such as it should be; proper: to arrange things in their true order.

HONORABLE
1.in accordance with or characterized by principles of honor; upright:
2.of high rank, dignity, or distinction; noble, illustrious, or distinguished.
3.worthy of honor and high respect; estimable; creditable.
4.bringing honor or credit; consistent with honor.

RIGHT
1.in accordance with what is good, proper, or just.
2.in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the right answer.
3.correct in judgment, opinion, or action.
4.fitting or appropriate; suitable: to say the right thing at the right time

PURE
1.free from anything of a different, inferior, or contaminating kind; free from extraneous matter: pure gold; pure water.
2.unmodified by an admixture; simple or homogeneous.
3.of unmixed descent or ancestry.
4.free from foreign or inappropriate elements.
5.clear; free from blemishes.

LOVELY
1.charmingly or exquisitely beautiful:
2.having a beauty that appeals to the heart or mind as well as to the eye, as a person or a face.
3.delightful; highly pleasing:
4.of a great moral or spiritual beauty:
5.Informal. a beautiful woman.
6.any person or thing that is pleasing, highly satisfying, or the like.
7.Nonstandard. very well; splendidly.

REPORT
1.an account or statement describing in detail an event, situation, or the like, usually as the result of observation, inquiry, etc.: a report on the peace conference; a medical report on the patient.
2.a statement or announcement.
3.a widely circulated statement or item of news; rumor; gossip.
4.an account of a speech, debate, meeting, etc., esp. as taken down for publication

VIRTUE
1.moral excellence; goodness; righteousness.
2.conformity of one's life and conduct to moral and ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude.
3.chastity;
4.a particular moral excellence.
5.a good or admirable quality or property


PRAISE
1.the act of expressing approval or admiration; commendation; laudation.
2.the offering of grateful homage in words or song, as an act of worship: a hymn of praise to God. 3.the state of being approved or admired: The king lived in praise for many years.
4.Archaic. a ground for praise, or a merit.
5.to express approval or admiration of; commend; extol.
6.to offer grateful homage to (God or a deity), as in words or song.
7.sing someone's praises, to praise someone publicly and enthusiastically: He is always singing his wife's praises.

How awesome is our God that in one scripture He brought so much truth for us to live by. Dolla’s today why not ponder on what is true, honorable and right, lets be pure and lovely and of good report to those around us and may we bring praise and honor to our God today.




LOVE ALWAYS ME

2 comments:

Jen said...

Thank you for your prayers concerning my family...so much appreciated!
Thank you also, for your encouraging word today....I choose to think on my Savior and what He says and is doing....not what the enemy would try to do or lie about.
Father, may you have my FULL attention today and always!

Michele said...

Hi My friend you are such and inspiration a breath of fresh air when ever I open your site I know that a blessing awaits me. I pray the Heavenly Father gives you the strength each day to be the blessing you are. Love You lots my special friend.