Tag Archives: privilege

Evangelism; October 8, 2021


Romans 10:13-14 “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” 14 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not … 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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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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Entitlement; October 18, 2020


Luke 4:28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. This whole story is one I have loved for a long time, particularly where Jesus reads Isaiah 61:1-2 and says He is its fulfillment, but it … 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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Favoritism; September 5, 2018


Romans 2:6, 11 God “will give to each person according to what he has done”. For God does not show favoritism. 20 centuries after this was written, I think most Gentiles have trouble grasping the emotional context of what is … Continue reading

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January 8, 2013


Proverbs 14:2 He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. One of the things you can get from this verse is a secular proverb: “Actions speak louder than words.” The Bible has … Continue reading

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February 12, 2012


Daniel 9:18 “We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy.” This is the essential, foundational attitude of prayer for all people at all times. When we forget this, we end up … Continue reading

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December 16, 2011


Luke 2:39 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. Mary and Joseph knew that they were specially chosen by God and that Mary’s … Continue reading

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