Category Archives: humility

take a bow

take a bow Numbers 29:7-11 Num 29:7 “On the tenth day of this seventh month you will have a sacred convention and discipline your souls. You will do no work, Num 29:8 but you will offer an ascending offering to … Continue reading

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true humility

devotional post #2024 Luke 18:9-14 Luk 18:9 Jesus also spoke to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else. This was his illustration: Luk 18:10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, … Continue reading

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least significant

devotional post #2000 Luke 14:7-11 Luk 14:7 Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the more significant places, he told them an illustration. He said to them, Luk 14:8 “When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, … Continue reading

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locking up the lesson

OUR FREEDOM IS DESTROYING US Luke 3:18-20 Luk 3:18 He said many other things, urging and announcing the good news to the people. Luk 3:19 But Herod the tetrarch, who had been confronted by him about Herodias, his brother’s wife, … Continue reading

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fortnight itch

Leviticus 13:29-37 Lev 13:29 “When a man or woman has a disease on the head or the beard, Lev 13:30 the priest will examine the disease. And if he notices that it appears deeper than the skin, and the hair … Continue reading

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showdown

DO YOU WANT THE ROD? 1 Corinthians 4:18-21   1Co 4:18 Thinking that I no longer plan to come to you, some have acted arrogantly. 1Co 4:19 But I will come to you at once, if the Lord wants me … Continue reading

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a strange path to wisdom

OUR ONLY BOAST, OUR ONLY PLAN 1 Corinthians 3:18-20 18 No one should deceive himself in this matter. If anyone among you thinks that he is a wise leader for this age, let him become stupid so that he may … Continue reading

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servants of the sovereign

STOP WORSHIPING SERVANTS 1 Corinthians 3:4-6 4 Because when someone says, “I am in Paul’s group,” and another, “I am in Apollos’ group,” are you not mere humans? 5 What then is Apollos, and what is Paul? We are servants … Continue reading

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patience in spirit

WHAT IS YOUR LISTENING PREFERENCE?   Ecclesiastes 7:5-8 5 It is better for a man to hear the criticism of a wise person than to hear the party song of stupid people. 6 Because like the crackling of thorns burning … Continue reading

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not number one

WHOSE REPUTATION MATTERS MOST? Ecclesiastes 5:4-7 4 If you actually promise something to God, do not wait to make good your promise, because he is not pleased by such foolishness. Pay what you promise. 5 In fact, it would be … Continue reading

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