Pride


Open My Eyes 1

Like millions of other readers, I like spending time in Spurgeon’s sermons. The abilities this Prince of Preachers displayed is a tribute to God’s incredible heart for His people. God gave gifts to His Bride and the insights offered through Spurgeon are a jewel. The New Fashion was a message I enjoyed this week. Spurgeon […]


Lay It Down

“Lay down your pride and your need to be right, let love for others be the war that you fight.” I woke up today singing this great song lyric written by a young lady named Grace Spencer. (http://spencerfamilymusic.com/) Lay it down implies a choice. Whether in a discussion of politics, religion, sports, or nearly any […]


Self-Justification

It seems that we as humans can justify almost anything. Our ability to give ourselves grace is unlimited. We always know we had the best motives and intentions, and we make sure everyone else does as well. When confronted with something that challenges our positive self-image or behavior, we often respond with: • You don’t […]


Two Are Better Than One

The wisest man who ever lived, (other than Jesus) stated: “And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12 In life, work, play, and just about everywhere, two are better than one. Most of us like some alone time, but in […]


Boasting is Just Fine 4

For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low […]