Posts tagged with ‘Humility’

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8/21/19 A PERSON IS NEVER SO EMPTY AS WHEN HE IS SO FULL OF HIMSELF

by Barry Lovett

“There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.” Isaiah 57:21. Seeing ourselves as the center of the universe leads to misery.  We weren’t made to be the focus of our own attention.  We were made to give our hearts to “the High and Lofty One,” who lives with those who have a contrite and humble […]

8/16/19 TO GAIN SPIRITUAL STRENGTH, WE MUST ACKNOWLEDGE OUR WEAKNESS

by Barry Lovett

“Become complete…and the God of love and peace will be with you.” II Corinthians 13:11. As Christians, we bump into tough situations in which our weaknesses are revealed.  We often react immaturely and use our weaknesses as an excuse.  After all, “I’m not perfect”, we argue.  The Corinthian believers had much spiritual growing to do. The phrase, “Become […]

5/23/19 THE MORE WE SERVE CHRIST, THE LESS WE WILL SERVE SELF

by Barry Lovett

“Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them.  Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Matthew 6:1. Jesus desires for us to live with an unrelenting, selfless devotion to Him.  The Bible calls us to good deeds and holy living, but these are to be […]

5/15/19 A HUMBLE HEART DOESN’T FIGHT AGAINST GOD

by Barry Lovett

“Lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted Word, which is able to save your souls.” James 1:21. Meekness is an attitude toward God in which we accept His dealings with us as good, and therefore without disputing or resisting.  A humble heart doesn’t fight against God or contend with […]