We are all slaves to something and we always become like the one we serve.
God's plan for our lives is peanut-butter-and-jelly simple but so often we want to put the peanut butter and jelly on the outside and wonder why our lives are such a sticky mess.
In exhorting his son, Solomon told him two things: “attend unto my wisdom and bow thine ear to my understanding.” Both of those actions require humility.
Through his trials, Job saw God in a whole new light.
Because of her asthma problems my wife had been on high-dose Prednisone for a very long time. One of its side effects can be avascular necrosis where the blood supply to the hips or the ankles can be severely diminished, killing the bone. For my wife, that happened in both of her hips. So, by … Continue reading And the hardest part is…
Moses had to see how completely powerless he was to change anything before God could use him to change everything.
When you and I go to God in prayer, we must take the time to let God show us who we really are so that we humble ourselves before Him as the publican did. Otherwise, we're just praying to ourselves.
When Jesus answered the disciples' question about who would be greatest in His kingdom, His answer probably surprised them all.
To know the Lord's blessing, we need to come to Him with an attitude of humility.
Yesterday I was looking for potatoes to make mashed potatoes for dinner. I looked in the pantry and found none. When my wife got home, I told her we were out of potatoes. She opened the same pantry and in two seconds pointed to a 10-pound bag of them sitting in plain sight. I looked … Continue reading Dumber Than a Sack of Potatoes