Tag Archives: self-centeredness

Relationships; January 18, 2022


Romans 14:7-8 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or … Continue reading

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Commitment; January 4, 2022


Matt 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. Jesus’ level of dedication is shown by far more than what we call Passion Week. Here, He had just heard of … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; May 21, 2021


1 Kings 19:3 Elijah was afraid and ran for his life. In a number of ways this part of Elijah’s story is as important as the triumph on Mt. Carmel. One of the marvels of the Bible is that it … Continue reading

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Marriage; July 27, 2020


Matthew 19:4-6 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two … Continue reading

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Focus; June 23, 2020


Isaiah 58:8 Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard. To me, this whole chapter … Continue reading

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JOY; February 23, 2020


2 Corinthians 12:19 Everything we do, dear friends, is for your strengthening. This should be true for every minister of the Gospel, but sadly, ministers struggle with being self-centered just like everyone else. I think the majority at least have … 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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Focus; October 21, 2019


Proverbs 17:22 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. This bit of wisdom has been confirmed by a number of studies over the years. Attitude has been shown again and again to be … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Love; October 18, 2019


Proverbs 15:17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred. I have experienced the first half of this and observed the 2nd half. Actually, I have experienced food just not tasting very good … Continue reading

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Influence; August 16, 2019


Psalm 69:6 May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me, O God of Israel. This is a prayer … Continue reading

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