Tag Archives: Humility

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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Turn From Pride Today

God’s goal for us is our humility, our repentance, and our surrender. As long as we hold onto our pride, we are heading toward a day of reckoning. What would God have you turn away from as you turn toward … Continue reading

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Quarreling With The Potter

On the heels of yesterday’s thoughts around my conversation with my friend regarding the Potters’ wheel and our willingness to be reformed and humbled, today we ready about quarreling with our Maker. Sound like a good idea?

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Reshaped Into Humility

There are times in our lives in which God uses trials and struggles to reshape our character. A friend of mine shared this truth with me through the analogy of the Potter and the Clay. Does your life need reshaping … Continue reading

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Our Happiness and God’s Concern

Our pursuit and esteem of happiness often rules our lives. God is way more concerned about our character development, humility, and surrender to him. Today we see that God’s concerns can take us through rapids before we hit the smooth … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger

Sometimes when we don’t like what we hear we persecute those who speak unwelcome words. The condition of our hearts in the now dictates whether we are receiving God or pushing him away, our actions ebbing and flowing from self-centredness … Continue reading

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From Struggle to Perspective

Could it be that God has brought struggle upon you for you to humble yourself and gain God’s perspective? Could you share of your experience with others to build them up and encourage them in their relationship with God? Hezekiah’s … Continue reading

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