Tag Archives: humility

Overcoming Evil; February 6, 2020


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. The whole passage from verse nine on reads like a collection of pithy aphorisms, like we find in Proverbs. It really makes me think of the messages … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God’s Grace; February 4, 2020


Romans 9:20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’” Paul writes about the illogicality of this, but people do … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Titles; December 27, 2019


Matthew 23:8-10 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have only one Master and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. Nor … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Jealous God; December 18, 2019


Matthew 6:21, 24 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” “No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Justice and Mercy; December 11, 2019


Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. This is a dearly loved verse, set … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Humility Before God; November 27, 2019


Daniel 9:4-5 I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed: “O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with all who love him and obey his commands, we have sinned and done wrong. We … Continue reading

Posted in Christian, encouragement, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment