Tag Archives: Humility

Reflections on I Kings 1-2

David makes Solomon the next king and charges him to be faithful to God. Exalting Oneself – Adonijah exalted himself as the next king only to be humbled when David made Solomon king. Later Adonijah tried a new scheme to … Continue reading

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Classic Quote

The more light we have, the more we see our own sinfulness; the nearer we get to heaven, the more we are clothed with humility. – J. C. Ryle

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Classic Quote

Humility is the great ornament and jewel of the Christian religion. – Jeremy Taylor

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Sermon Songs: Humility

Clothe yourself in humility With truth renew your mind Practice habits that are godly Pursue that you might find We are created – small are we Dependent – so we pray We have value – both you and me Respect … Continue reading

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Ministry Monday

Here are some challenging posts that I’ve been saving by Paul Tripp.   Though written for pastors, they would be helpful for anyone.  I’ve included excerpts; follow each link for the whole post. Lost the Awe I am convinced that many … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: In Evil Long I Took Delight – John Newton (via Trevin Wax) In evil long I took delight, Unawed by shame or fear, Till a new object struck my sight, And … Continue reading

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Passion Points

The last few weeks have been busy, and I haven’t had much chance to blog.  Hopefully next week will be better.  In the meantime, here are some good posts to ponder for the weekend on two important Christian virtues. Humility … Continue reading

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Passions Points

It has been a busy week with little time to write or reflect on anything to write.  But here at the end of the week are some good posts from others for you to consider: Mark Altrogge reminds us that … Continue reading

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Fire From Heaven

In Luke 9:51-56, the Samaritans reject Jesus, so James and John suggest that they might call down fire from heaven to destroy them.  Jesus rebukes them.  He has come not to destroy but to save.  Are we more like Jesus, or … Continue reading

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Better Than You

“An argument arose among them as to which of them was the greatest” (Luke 9:46).  Can you imagine that?  Grown men arguing about who was the greatest!  And this, just after Jesus, the truly great one, had spoken of becoming … Continue reading

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