Philippians 2:3 (NLT) 3 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Psalm 97:10 (NLT) 10 You who love the Lord, hate evil! He protects the lives of his godly people and rescues them from the power of the wicked. Proverbs 3:3-4 (NLT) 3 Never let […]Read more "God’s way Philippians 2:3"
Psalm 33:4-5 (NLT) 4 For the word of the Lord holds true, and we can trust everything he does. 5 He loves whatever is just and good; the unfailing love of the Lord fills the earth. Matthew 23:12 (NLT) 12 But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be […]Read more "His wisdom, His love"
Matthew 11:29 (NLT) 29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Let me teach you Christ asks. Are our hearts in a place to receive him? Why does he follow it with: Because I am humble… We […]Read more "Humble. Matthew 11:29"
2 Timothy 3:15 (NLT) 15 You have been taught the holy Scriptures from childhood, and they have given you the wisdom to receive the salvation that comes by trusting in Christ Jesus. Ecclesiastes 5:2 (NLT) 2 Don’t make rash promises, and don’t be hasty in bringing matters before God. After all, God is in heaven, […]Read more "Black and white."
Ephesians 4:2 (NLT) 2 Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Habakkuk 3:19 (NLT) 19 The Sovereign Lord is my strength! He makes me as surefooted as a deer, able to tread upon the heights. There’s an interesting article at the Futurism.com […]Read more "I wonder if there’s a place for eternity… Ephesians 4:2"
Psalm 147:6 (NLT) 6 The Lord supports the humble, but he brings the wicked down into the dust. To humbly walk in the ways of the Lord is downright difficult today. I think maybe it has been for as long as we’ve been human. Adam sure couldn’t do it, nor could Eve. The Pharisee’s couldn’t […]Read more "Everything we do… Psalm 147:6"
Jeremiah 32:17 (NLT) 17 “O Sovereign Lord! You made the heavens and earth by your strong hand and powerful arm. Nothing is too hard for you! Job 1:21 (NLT) 21 He said, “I came naked from my mother’s womb, and I will be naked when I leave. The Lord gave me what I had, and […]Read more "As we approach a new year and beyond… Jeremiah 32:17 (NLT)"
Matthew 1:20-21 (NLT) 20 As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. “Joseph, son of David,” the angel said, “do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. 21 And she will have a son, and […]Read more "Talk all you want… Matthew 1:20-21"
Nehemiah 9:30-31 (NLT) 30 In your love, you were patient with them for many years. You sent your Spirit, who warned them through the prophets. But still they wouldn’t listen! So once again you allowed the peoples of the land to conquer them. 31 But in your great mercy, you did not destroy them completely […]Read more "Grace and mercy. Nehemiah 9:30-31"
2 Chronicles 7:14 (NLT) 14 Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. We’re not the first people to turn from God, probably not […]Read more "Waiting for us 2 Chronicles 7:14"
John 10:10 NIV The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. How we wish it wasn’t true. Those that claim Satan doesn’t exist, that he’s a figment of an ancient history of a primitive (and I assume they feel less intelligent) people, […]Read more "One mind, one purpose John 10:10"
Numbers 21:4-5 (MSG) 4-5 They set out from Mount Hor along the Red Sea Road, a detour around the land of Edom. The people became irritable and cross as they traveled. They spoke out against God and Moses: “Why did you drag us out of Egypt to die in this godforsaken country? No decent food; […]Read more "Millstones Numbers 21:4-5 Deuteronomy 33:29 Matthew 18:4-6"
Psalm 121:5 (NLT) 5 The Lord himself watches over you! The Lord stands beside you as your protective shade. Luke 5:8-11 (MSG) 8-10 Simon Peter, when he saw it, fell to his knees before Jesus. “Master, leave. I’m a sinner and can’t handle this holiness. Leave me to myself.” When they pulled in that catch […]Read more "Three tough men Psalm 121:5 Luke 5:8-11"
Isaiah 26:8 “Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.” These things are true: Isaiah 26:1 “…God make salvation its walls and ramparts” v3 “You will keep in perfect peace those whose mind are steadfast, because they trust in you.” […]Read more "Isaiah 26:8 – An unnatural condition"
When justice looks bleak. Psalms 90:12 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Oh, how we dislike discipline, justice. Yeah, we’ll accept it, but not with a grateful heart. It’s usually with a stiff neck and prideful protestations. So what do we do with a God who is […]Read more "Psalms 90:12"
Pride is like ear wax. Proverbs 29:23 “Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.” Ear wax, if not cleaned, will clog your hearing canal so it becomes hard to hear. If it goes on long enough without being cleaned, it’ll effect your balance too. I had my ears abraded once. […]Read more "Proverbs 29:23"
The real Forward John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” The Way. From an article in Relevant, June 19, 2002, “being a follower of the way is not a path to travel, but rather a pattern to follow, an […]Read more "John 14:6"
Humble yet? 1 Peter 5:6-7 “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 7 Cast all your anxiety on Him because he cares for you.” God humbles the proud or He shows favor on those who realize the enormity of the gift of grace and humble themselves […]Read more "1 Peter 5:6-7"
2 Corinthians 12:9 “9 But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” I’m am broken and deeply flawed. Left to my own devices I leave […]Read more "2 Corinthians 12:9"