'humility' Tagged Posts (Page 2)
It is directly related to how we personally view God. Do we see the power of God, His majesty and His Glory and in response humble ourselves. Or are we more impressed with how God uses US? Is God our focus – or are we?
Recently I was given the opportunity to tell people at church about how I came to be a Christian. It’s always a bit nerve-racking to stand up the front of a group of people and be vulnerable about your past. However I am a strong believer in being real about our struggles and trials in life so that we can see God’s power at work. No one is perfect. Everyone…
He has not only removed the obstacles to our prayers, but has merited a hearing of them. His merits are the incense that is offered with the prayers of the saints…
“O for a better heart! O for a heart to love God more; to hate sin more; to walk more evenly with God. Lord! deny not to me such a heart…”
Some may be unaware of Matt and recent events that have come into his life. Matt is the Lead Pastor of The Village Church in Dallas Texas. Although Matt is not a ‘church growth advocate, God has blessed The Village in remarkable ways. I wonder what God has in store for this church and Matt…
We cannot love others if we don’t hate the sin that is crippling their lives, not to mention our own!
How do you define a spiritual gift when, for example, there are people who are very good teachers but not Christians? And if someone with those attributes becomes a Christian, do those skills automatically become a ‘spiritual gift’.
When we grasp even an ounce of the incredible mercy of God in saving us, despite our rebellion towards Him, we will not place demands on God any more.
Pride is the main obstacle in our hearts that stops us coming to God. It is the spiritual disease that puts the focus on oneself and not on God. It is a condition that is inherit in all of us.
I tend to open my big mouth too quickly. When I recognise myself speaking too readily during a conversation, I must learn to consciously shut my mouth more, and concentrate on what the other person is saying so I better know what to say and what not to say.