Category Archives: pride

October 10th-If we humble ourselves, we elevate the position of others.

Luke 14: 8“When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for someone more distinguished than you may have been invited by him, 9and he who invited you both will come and … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, discipleship, following God, humility, leadership, mercy, pride, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

September 30th-we can remove ourselves from the situation and realize that the offense is not really against US, but against God’s law

Mark 11: 25“Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions. 26“But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in … Continue reading

Posted in forgiveness, God's plan, grace, humility, prayer, pride, relationships, the heart | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

July 14th-Pride is one of the easiest sins into which we slip.

Jeremiah 9: 23Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; 24but let him who boasts boast … Continue reading

Posted in faithfulness, following God, humility, praising God, pride, thanksgiving, witnessing, worshipping God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

June 28th-notice this is “in that day”, so pride here seems to be separated for a time before the fall

Isaiah 25: 9 And it will be said in that day, “Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, discernment, following God, humility, pride, the heart, walking with God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

May 13th-this passage tells us that He is looking for those of us who hold Him closely in our hearts.

2 Chronicles 16: 9“For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely … Continue reading

Posted in encouragement, faithfulness, God's plan, leadership, pride, the heart, walking with God | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

March 19th- how far and how fast the people drifted away from the Lord.

Judges 17:1Now there was a man of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah. 2He said to his mother, “The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse in my … Continue reading

Posted in blessing, following God, God's plan, humility, obedience, praising God, pride, repentance | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in discernment, faithfulness, heaven, humility, preparation, pride, salvation, witnessing, work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment