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“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger” (Proverbs 15:1, NKJV). We live in an angry world. It seems each week we hear of another instance of this anger breaking loose and spilling onto an innocent bystander. We may have even witnessed angry outbursts or incidents of road rage by others. It’s never pretty. Anger is a destructive emotion and is often directed at those nearest—family, fellow workers, or even brothers and sisters in Christ. How do we respond when someone’s anger spills out on us? Does the Bible give us a good way to…

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Genesis 3:15 Surprise and wonderment can occur at the turn of a single word. Genesis 3:15 is full of mystery and intrigue, as a conquering promise is given to Eve over a scheming menace, whom we refer to as the serpent. The Hebrew Bible has more to offer than a few beautifully depicted sentences; it has a depth of understanding to attain and abundant promises. Redemption for Humanity Genesis 3:15 is a prophecy that…

“Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.” Proverbs 17:9 We women tend to dwell on things, and I can honestly say that I am guilty as charged! My mind wanders and before long I have made up an entire (ridiculous) scenario in my mind that will probably never happen. Am I the only one who does this? Surely it has to be a “woman” thing.  Arguments and past disagreements have a way of suddenly popping into my mind, and I’m frustrated all over again.. about something that happened 6 years ago. We also…