Tag Archives: Self-Centredness

Defying the Presence of God

We often welcome God into our presence and ask him to be in the midst of our activity.   Today we consider a time in which God’s people were defying his glorious presence.  The truth is, if we cannot welcome God … Continue reading

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Consider Your Ways

Am I building my house or God’s house? Today we read of people who were sowing to themselves. And so, God was intercepting their harvest and withholding it from them. They were putting their wages into a purse with holes … Continue reading

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Seek not Self

Seeking the Lord is about getting into right relationship with our loving Father in heaven and then staying there. Seek the Lord.  Seek righteousness. Seek humility.  Today we seek how hard this is, because seeking God often falls into second … Continue reading

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Making the Most: Out of Season

Our biggest question is often, is this right for me, and not is this right?  In the exchange of ideas and truth, be aware that we aren’t lobbing grenades.  There ought to be a balance of patience, care, and encouragement … Continue reading

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Strongholds

The prophet Amos speaks today.  It’s amazing that we have the self-centred fortitude to have met that God and been the objects of his care and mercy, and then to ignore him and set his words and direction aside in … Continue reading

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Gratitude

What should you be thankful for today?  Quite often, we either ignore God’s help after he has given it, or we transfer the credit to ourselves.  Let’s pause and let our gratitude to God catch up to his blessings in … Continue reading

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Idolatry Live and Well

We see all the flavours of idolatry in our world: idolatry of self, nature, ideology, evil… you name it.  Idolatry sets our hearts and minds on earthly things, sets itself against the cross of Christ, and loses sight of our … Continue reading

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