Working out what God is working in

We learn in our journey through Paul’s letter to the believers in Philippi that there was an undercurrent of selfishness which manifested itself in attitudes of vainglory and strife. To address that problem, Paul reminded them of the humility of Jesus Christ and how...

The scourge of pride

Isa 2.11 “The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. 12 For the day of the LORD of hosts [shall be] upon every [one that is] proud and lofty, and upon every [one that...

The beauty of humility

1Pe 5:5 “Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble (Prov 3.34). 6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand...

The Crown Of Humility

The first reference to humility in Scripture is found in Exodus 10:3 where the Lord, speaking through Moses, asks Pharaoh how long he would refuse to humble himself before God and let His people go. Basically, Pharaoh was stubbornly refusing to submit to God’s Word....

Second Fiddle

It seems that everyone wants to be a soloist these days. Second fiddle is a difficult spot to fill because it does not receive the recognition one may think it deserves. It’s sad but true that all too many who claim to be servants of Jesus Christ have the same...