Tag Archives: pride

Infinite God; October 17, 2021


Ephesians 3:20-21 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout … Continue reading

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God’s Universal Love; October 3, 2021


Acts 22:21 “Then the Lord said to me, ‘Go; I will send you far away to the Gentiles.’” It is very telling that the crowd listened to him quietly until he said this, even though he was saying things that … Continue reading

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Childlike Faith; September 3, 2021


Luke 18:17 “I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” This is a famous statement by Jesus, but the question arises, how does a child receive … Continue reading

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Peter; August 18, 2021


Mark 11:25 “And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.” The story as a whole is certainly famous, and we ran into the account … Continue reading

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Standards; August 4, 2021


Matthew 5:48 “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Standards are important. Without standards, it’s very hard to evaluate anything. The flip side of that is that if our standards are skewed we are in deep trouble, because … Continue reading

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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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