Tag Archives: Humility

Conditions Preceding Revival – Lessons From Samuel

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God is a God Who works, not only in spite of our failures, but through them. He works in difficult circumstances. He works in times of departure from His Word. Thus it should be no surprise that as we come to the book of 1 Samuel we find God working through a barren woman and a failing high priest. This […]

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A Conversation with Paul on Self Esteem

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Over the past century self esteem has become a tremendous emphasis in Christendom, due to a number of factors, which won’t be discussed here. In a society that makes emotion the basis for everything, the idea that all our problems can be solved by a simple refocusing on the commendability of “number one” is massively accepted. And in Christian circles, […]

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The Majesty of Meekness

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The 1828 edition of Webster’s Dictionary defines meekness as “Softness of temper; mildness; gentleness; forbearance under injuries and provocations.” Interestingly Mr. Webster adds “Meekness is a grace which Jesus alone inculcated, and which no ancient philosopher seems to have understood or recommended.” (Imagine seeing a dictionary which says that today!). The main thought behind meekness is the foundation character of […]

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I Am the Lord – A Lesson on Humility and Devotion

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His Lordship The phrase ‘I am the Lord’ appears in 162 verses. Because of this, it is clear that God wanted to emphasize this very important truth in Scripture. It is also significant, because it was used to open the Ten Commandments. This is God revealed: His authority is the absolute highest. Because of this fact, He deserves our humility […]

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