Category Archives: pride

withdrawn from them

devotional post # 2107 Hosea 5:5-7 Hos 5:5 The presumption of Israel testifies to his face; Israel and Ephraim will trip over his guilt; Judah also will trip with them. Hos 5:6 With their flocks and herds they will go … Continue reading

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heart disease

devotional post # 2103 Hosea 4:7-11 Hos 4:7 The more numerous they became, the more they sinned against me; I will change their pride into shame. Hos 4:8 They feed on the sin of my people; their soul lusts to … Continue reading

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the sin of self-confidence

devotional post # 2026 Luke 18:18-23 Luk 18:18 Now a certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Luk 18:19 Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good … 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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handling life

devotional post # 2004 Luke 14:31-35 Luk 14:31 Or what king, going out to face off with another king in battle, will not sit down first and determine whether he is able with ten thousand to contend with the one … Continue reading

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condemned cities

ARE YOU LISTENING TODAY? Luke 10:13-16 Luk 10:13 “Tragedy has come to you, Chorazin! Tragedy has come to you, Bethsaida! Because if the miracles done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago; … Continue reading

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mercy and strength

Luke 1:50-56 Luk 1:50 And his mercy he shows for generations and generations to those who fear him. Luk 1:51 He has demonstrated the strength in his arm; he has dispersed those who had pride in the thinking of their … Continue reading

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prideful porneia

WHAT BLATANT SINS ARE WE TOLERATING? 1 Corinthians 5:1-3 1Co 5:1 It is actually being heard that there is sexual sin among you, and such extreme sexual sin that is not even tolerated even among the Gentiles, because a man … Continue reading

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TOP DOG IS STILL A DOG Ecclesiastes 7:16-18 16 Do not be obsessed with proving yourself more virtuous than anyone else, and do not strive to prove yourself wiser than everyone else. Why should you destroy yourself like that? 17 … 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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