Category Archives: humility

January 15th-And, God stayed by his side, using him in remarkable ways.

Genesis 39:21 But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer. Repeatedly, we see Joseph, regardless of his situation, showing what we would call the fruits of … Continue reading

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January 10th-What a habit to develop in our own lives: simply praising Him first when we have been blessed.

Gen 24:22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half-shekel and two bracelets for her wrists weighing ten shekels in gold, 23and said, “Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room … Continue reading

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December 29th-We do however have a spiritual permanency that far overshadows any of those physical machinations.

Revelation 18: ; 17for in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!’ And every shipmaster and every passenger and sailor, and as many as make their living by the sea, stood at a distance, 18and were crying out … Continue reading

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December 16th-His “Let your yes be yes” has for centuries resounded through the human experience.

James 5: 12But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment. … Continue reading

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December 15th-Paul’s words serve to keep the peace among friends and even family who are now divided by their faith.

Hebrews 13: 1Let love of the brethren continue. Paul encourages the Hebrews to love one another, which , on the surface seems like a typical phrase seen elsewhere in the Word. But, looking a bit deeper, he is talking to … Continue reading

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December 9th-To be ready for good works, to maintain peace, and to treat all men as equals

Titus 3: 1Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed, 2to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men. 3For we also once were … Continue reading

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December 5th-The actions are directed at various people in different situations, but the last one, patience, is for all situations

1 Thessalonians 514We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Paul describes some of the desirable Christian behaviors and these for the most part are actions. The actions are directed at … Continue reading

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