Tag Archives: pride

Idolatry; July 15, 2021


Isaiah 44:17 From the rest he makes a god, his idol; he bows down to it and worships. He prays to it and says, “Save me; you are my god.” Just recently Bill Whittle and Alfonzo Rachel had an episode … Continue reading

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Wise Prayer; July 7, 2021


Proverbs 30:8-9 Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’ This is a … Continue reading

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Conceit; June 1, 2021


Ezra 9:2 “And the leaders and officials have led the way in this unfaithfulness.” Just last night I was discussing a passage in Hosea with a pastor friend of mine, and it included this line: “I am very rich; I … Continue reading

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National Repentance; May 15, 2021


2 Chronicles 7:19-20 “But if you turn away and forsake the decrees and commands I have given you and go off to serve other gods and worship them, then I will uproot Israel from my land, which I have given … Continue reading

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Wisdom; May 10, 2021


1 Kings 3:9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” I think that Solomon’s point of greatest wisdom … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility; May 9, 2021


2 Samuel 24:17 When David saw the angel who was striking down the people, he said to the Lord, “I am the one who has sinned and done wrong. These are but sheep. What have they done? Let your hand … Continue reading

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Humility; April 20, 2021


Genesis 32:10 “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two groups.” This was something of a pivotal moment … Continue reading

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God’s Revelation; February 21, 2021


Joel 2:28-29 “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on my servants, both men and women, I … Continue reading

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Words; January 30, 2021


Proverbs 18:20-21 From the fruit of his mouth a man’s stomach is filled; with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied. The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. … Continue reading

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Attitude toward God; January 29, 2021


Proverbs 14:2 He whose walk is upright fears the Lord, but he whose ways are devious despises him. This proverb can be taken two ways, both of which are valid. The first is that a person’s lifestyle is evidence of … Continue reading

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