Tag Archives: pride

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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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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Righteousness; December 7, 2017


Jeremiah 33:16 “In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness.” This is the foundation of Paul’s exposition of righteousness by faith, … Continue reading

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Good and Evil; December 1, 2017


Genesis 3:5 “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” It’s fascinating that the devil’s temptation in the Garden of Eden is still operative … Continue reading

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Being Used by God; November 23, 2017


Psalm 118:22-23 The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvellous in our eyes. This passage is famous because Jesus quoted it about Himself, as recorded in three of the Gospels. … Continue reading

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Encountering God; September 30, 2017


Job 42:5-6 “My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you. Therefore I despise myself and repent in dust and ashes.” A genuine revelation of God changes whoever experiences it. We don’t know how the Lord … Continue reading

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