Tag Archives: humility

Stubbornness; February 16, 2018


Jeremiah 18:12 “But they will reply, ‘It’s no use. We will continue with our own plans; each of us will follow the stubbornness of his evil heart.’” Human stubbornness can be really remarkable. Occasionally we find it exercised in admirable … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; January 12, 2018


Proverbs 30:7-9 “Two things I ask of you, O Lord; do not refuse me before I die: Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may … Continue reading

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Humility; January 8, 2018


Proverbs 3:34 He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble. I’ve lost count of how many times the Bible talks about the virtues of humility. That’s probably because mankind is so prone to pride! Humility doesn’t mean denigrating … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Knowledge; January 7, 2018


Proverbs 2:6 For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Many secularists directly contradict this verse, claiming that wisdom and knowledge come from man. Frankly, that’s a pathetic stance, because it’s part of elevating people … Continue reading

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Honesty; December 27, 2017


Luke 2:34-35 Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts … Continue reading

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Serving God; December 23, 2017


Matthew 1:24 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife. Joseph sometimes gets overlooked in the Christmas story, but he was a vital component of God’s … Continue reading

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Being Like Christ; December 21, 2017


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. It is interesting that the Japanese in this verse seems to point back to verses 2 and 3, whereas the English clearly points forward to verses 6-11. … Continue reading

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