Tag Archives: humility

June 26th-Our trials and tribulations, which should cause us to turn and run into God’s arms, often have a very different effect.

Isaiah 19: 3 “Then the spirit of the Egyptians will be demoralized within them; And I will confound their strategy, So that they will resort to idols and ghosts of the dead And to mediums and spiritists. Human nature has … Continue reading

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June 25th-This is a simple but tough principle; prayer in a position of pride effectively is no prayer at all.

Isaiah 16: 12 So it will come about when Moab presents himself, When he wearies himself upon his high place And comes to his sanctuary to pray, That he will not prevail. This is a simple but tough principle; prayer … Continue reading

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June 22nd-We must wait on Him, seek His face, and wait yet some more, eagerly seeking His face.

As we wait, as we kneel and pray, will we pray, pray to the point where we “know” the ground on which we kneel? A most interesting thought. Isaiah 8: 17And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding … Continue reading

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June 20th-How often do we act out in life as if we were rebellious “spiritual teenagers”?

Isaiah 3: 3 “An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master’s manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand.” The Lord has given even simple creatures the power of knowledge, to know their master; to … Continue reading

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June 19th-there is a definite “optical connection” placed in us by the Lord

Song of Solomon 6: 5a “Turn your eyes away from me, For they have confused me; Well, now we have taken yesterday’s non-verbal communication too far. Also part of our culture are expressions such as “What are you looking at?” … Continue reading

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June 5th-Throughout Job’s lamenting, and the criticism he hears from his friends, are interspersed these rays of hope

Job 17: 9 “Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger. Throughout Job’s lamenting, and the criticism he hears from his friends, are interspersed these rays of hope, as … Continue reading

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May 31st- Maintaining our faith through those extremely tough times is a hallmark of our Christian walk.

Job 1: 20Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. 21He said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked I shall return there. The LORD gave and … Continue reading

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