Posts tagged with ‘Humility’

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5/11/21 NO ONE WILL LEARN ANYTHING AT ALL UNLESS HE FIRST LEARNS HUMILITY

by Barry Lovett

“If My people…will humble themselves, and pray…and turn form their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin.”  II Chronicles 7:14 Throughout Scripture we read that God desires humility of us.  Because the people of Judah humbled themselves, the Lord said, “Therefore I will not destroy them” (II Chron. 12:7).  On numerous occasions, […]

3/31/21 THE FIRST STEP IN GETTING HELP IS HUMILITY

by Barry Lovett

“The manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all.” I Corinthians 12:7  Naaman, a great warrior, suffered from leprosy.  He sought out the prophet Elisha for healing but had preconceived ideas about how the healing should take place. So, when Elisha sent his messenger to tell him to dip in the Jordan […]

10/9/20 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 […]

6/2/20 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 […]

8/21/19 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 […]