But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. (Daniel 1:8) We can learn much from the Book of Daniel. One of the
“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your
Obedience is a tough word. Along with it comes other words that sometimes can make people cringe…compliance, conformance and the most dreaded word…submission. Now you’re thinking “I’m obedient. I take orders every day and comply with them.” Perhaps, but let’s take a closer look at obedience and see if we are truly being as obedient as God wants us to be.