Tag Archives: conceit

Humility; January 10, 2021


Jude 1:1-2 Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, To those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ: Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance. Every … Continue reading

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Strength; November 20, 2020


2 Corinthians 12:8-9 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all … Continue reading

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Pride; August 16, 2020


Luke 14:11 “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” This doesn’t specify whether Peter was present at this particular time, but he certainly got the message, because he wrote, “All of … Continue reading

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Delegation; July 16, 2020


Matthew 9:37-38 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Jesus was very aware of delegation. The verse … Continue reading

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Serving God; June 17, 2020


Isaiah 6:8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” I have lost track of how many messages I’ve heard preached … Continue reading

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Applying Wisdom; June 9, 2020


Proverbs 3:1-2 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. This chapter of Proverbs has so much extremely helpful stuff in it … Continue reading

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Conceit; February 5, 2020


Romans 11:33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out! I have always loved this doxology, both the parts set to music and the whole … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; July 24, 2019


Psalms 18:1 I love you, O Lord, my strength. David was at his best when he recognized his dependence on God. Actually, that can be said of anyone! We human beings have the odd conceit that we can get by … Continue reading

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Hubris and Humility; March 31, 2019


Romans 11:33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out! Paul has just been writing about God’s plans for the Jews and the Gentiles and … Continue reading

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Representing God; January 16, 2019


Revelation 19:10 At this I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, “Do not do it! I am a fellow-servant with you and with your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! … Continue reading

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