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Posts with Tag: Virtue

by Steve Popoola on
Patience. This is one virtue often misunderstood in our world. A patient person is often seen as foolish and cowardly because they do not respond to offenses or infringement of their rights in a predictable manner.

Many fights and quarrels would have been averted if one or either of the parties exercised patience. Many of the road accidents happening on our roads are the product of impatience. The vice of impatience has robbed many people of their joy, destroyed marriages and caused untold hardship to others.

If patience is good, how come we find it difficult to exercise it? I believe it is because impatience is the easy way out. It takes a lot of work to maintain an even temperament in the face of provocation. To lash out however, is much easier. We feel better when we have g...
by Steve Popoola on
The word “content" as an adjective, is becoming more and more obscure in today’s language. I looked up the word “content" in the dictionary and the meaning was as follows; "Satisfied with what one is or has; not wanting more or anything else". Another dictionary defined contentment as a “feeling of or showing satisfaction with one’s possession, status or situation”

I am sure if we take a poll of people who are contented in line with the above definitions, the statistics will show a very low figure. This leads us to the question, should we be contented with what we have or where we are? Would that not put us in danger of being complacent?

Since we are looking at this from the Christian perspective, our reference point obviously is the Bible. I first came across the word...
Steve Popoola
Steve Popoola is the editor of Biblepraise Newsletter and the founder of the Biblepraise Fellowship Online. He lives in Kent, United Kingdom, where he works as an IT Professional. He serves currently as a Worship Leader in his local church and on occasion, speaks at invited events.

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