Proud Men, Humble Men

Proud Men, Humble Men James 4:6 “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” We all live on a spectrum from humble to proud Humility is not thinking less of yourself. Humility is thinking of yourself less. Humility lets God be the center of your life, and leaves room for others with you. Humility … Read more

Pride in Us vs. Pride in God

Romans 15:17-18 – In Christ Jesus, then, I have reason to be proud of my work for God…what Christ has accomplished through me.  In the culture of the world, pride is oftentimes a bad thing – pride in ourselves and our accomplishments or pride in things that we should grieve. In Romans 15:17-18, Paul talks about … Read more

How Will God’s Judgment Go for You?

Romans 2:6-11 – He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury. There will be … Read more

The Difference Between A Critic and a Coach

Romans 2:1 – Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We’ve all been in a culture of judgment. The nitpicking, mocking, fault-finding, condemning, shaming, and judging is crushing. A culture of … Read more

Balaam and the Donkey are the Shrek Story of the Old Testament

2 Peter 2:10-16 – Bold and willful, they do not tremble as they blaspheme the glorious ones, whereas angels, though greater in might and power, do not pronounce a blasphemous judgment against them before the Lord. But these, like irrational animals, creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed, blaspheming about matters of which … Read more