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Category Archives: Humility
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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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