Category Archives: Humility

“Crucified”

“Must Jesus bear the cross alone, and all the world go free?  No there’s a cross for ev’ryone, and there’s a cross for me / The consecrated cross I’ll bear till He shall set me free, and then go home … Continue reading

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Put On… (Colossians 3:12-15)

It is said that a tradition sprang up, in the early years of church history, concerning the garments worn following baptism.  The historian Philip Schaff wrote, “During the week following, the neophytes wore white garments as a symbol of purity” … Continue reading

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7 Spiritual Tests

The book of 1 John was written for four stated purposes: (1) “that your joy may be full” (1:4); (2) “so that you may not sin” (2:1); (3) “concerning those who try to deceive you” (2:26); (4) “that you may … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Seek The LORD, Righteousness, and Humility

“Seek the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have upheld His justice.  Seek righteousness, seek humility.  It may be that you will be hidden in the day of the LORD’s anger” (Zephaniah 2:3). Judgement was coming on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Justice, Mercy and Humility

“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8). The prophet Micah was trying to promote … Continue reading

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No Rejoicing

“It is good for Christians to rejoice.  We have much in which to rejoice.  Paul wrote, “Rejoice in the Lord always.  Again, I will say, rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4). However, there are some things in which we should not rejoice.  We … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes: The Meek

“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5). God’s ways are frequently very different from man’s ways.  For instance: Few people would consider service to others as a measure of true greatness; but, God does [Matthew … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes: The Poor in Spirit

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) form the first part of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7).  “Beatitude” is derived from the Latin “beatus” meaning “blessed.” … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Humility Needed

“God resists the proud, but give grace to the humble.  Therefore submit to God.  Resist the devil and he will flee from you.  Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and … Continue reading

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Sixteen Things About Jesus

It is easy to advise one to consider in decision-making W.W.J.D.. However, such is beneficial only if one truly knows how Jesus lived. Too many do not. The book of Mark contains sixteen chapters. Let’s consider one snapshot of Jesus … Continue reading

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