Tag Archives: Humility

Looking Good

Are you concerned about appearances? Many of us are. We want to look good, not only physically, yet also intellectually and spiritually. Our desire to look good comes from a desire to be good. Jesus is clear: we cannot be … Continue reading

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Achieving Greatness in the Christian Faith

When we apply the pursuit of greatness in Christianity, we wade into dangerous water. Greatness in the faith looks nothing like greatness in other arenas. And the world could learn much from Jesus in terms of defining greatness and achieving … Continue reading

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Humble Example of Jesus

Our image in the world is often more important than our goals. Jesus had a desire for people to do what is right and just, and was so committed to this that he put himself in a publicly humble position … Continue reading

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Humbly Seeing Glory in Jesus

Our ways tend to go off course in our directions. Then when God calls we do not answer. We do not listen. This is a reset moment. Instead of molding God into what we need, God wants us to humble … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Fasting Recipe

If you want to be healthy and rich in spirit heading into Christmas, you might want to try this new fasting technique from the prophet Isaiah.  Here’s a new recipe for a pre-Xmas fast: Fast from self, expectation, and self-centredness. … Continue reading

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Abundant Personal Peace

Many of us mistakenly put someone or something ahead of God in our lives, and this gets in the way of true abundance of life. Our path to peace and abundance of life is a path paved by the lowly … Continue reading

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Blessed Poor Left Behind

The poorest of all were left in Jerusalem during the exile to Babylon as workers on the land. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Yet on earth, we often marginalize the poor in … Continue reading

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