Amazing Faith

Have you had someone in your life that you looked up to? Has there been someone you thought was a wonderful role model? Is that person a person of faith? Has their faith been solid throughout the years? Would you like to have a faith like them? Most of us, as we grow up, haveContinue reading “Amazing Faith”

Humble Before God

In today’s passage, we see a quote from Jesus that can quickly be taken out of context and often is. Unfortunately, many people will apply it to their job or their relationship or perhaps to competing on a team. Things may or may not work out as they think when applying this passage to thoseContinue reading “Humble Before God”

Countercultural

Are you free? How do you use your freedom? Do you humble yourself before others? Are you willing to serve others in your freedom? Or, is your pride overriding your freedom and keeping you prisoner? Do you know pride can make you a captive? In our culture, we see a lot of pride. Pride inContinue reading “Countercultural”

Be Like Jesus

Do you seek revenge? Do you look to pay someone for treating you badly in like manner? Do you heap insult upon insult in repayment for someone insulting you? Or are you willing to love the person instead? We see much repaying evil for evil in our culture today. It seems to be all aroundContinue reading “Be Like Jesus”

Be a Good Steward

Are you taking care of yourself? Are you talking care of the things that have been put into your possession? Are you taking care of family members? Do you know that all you have, every member of your family, and everyone you see belongs to God? We want to believe we own things. We wantContinue reading “Be a Good Steward”

Why Are You Complaining?

Do you complain a lot? Do you look for reasons to complain? Has it become so second nature that you don’t even realize how much you complain? Do you know that complaining can be the same as indicting God? Our culture is full of complainers. Based on my experience, the vast majority of people inContinue reading “Why Are You Complaining?”

Free Lunch

Do you have the mentality of earning your keep? Do you believe there is no such thing as a “free lunch?” Do you strive to earn everything you need and want? Do you believe you have earned your way? Do you believe there is something that is free? I, for one, have always operated onContinue reading “Free Lunch”

Golden Rule

How well are you received? Do you think you are liked by others? Do you like others? What are you doing that will cause others to like or dislike you? Are you working on yourself, looking transparently at yourself in the proverbial mirror? Are you willing to change into who God wants you to be?Continue reading “Golden Rule”

Arrogant or Humble?

Are you arrogant? Are you humble? Are you a little of both? Sometimes arrogant and sometimes humble? Do you know that being humble doesn’t mean allowing people to walk all over you? We see a lot of arrogance in the world today. We see people who will take the smallest bit of being good atContinue reading “Arrogant or Humble?”