Proverbs 27:2 NKJV Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips. This is so important to understand. Have you ever been around someone who just keeps talking about how great they are? How everything they do is so wonderful? This is being proud and the BibleContinue reading “Don’t Sing Your Own Praises”
James 4:6 NKJV But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.” According to http://www.yourdictionary.com/pride the definition of Pride is the state of holding one’s self or another in high esteem. An example of pride is the feeling a parent has when his child graduates from college.Continue reading “Proud?”
James 1:2-18 NLT 2 Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. 3 For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 4 So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing. 5 IfContinue reading “Endurance”
Romans 15:1-7 NLT We who are strong must be considerate of those who are sensitive about things like this. We must not just please ourselves. 2 We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord. 3 For even Christ didn’t live to please Himself. As the Scriptures say, “The insults of those whoContinue reading “Put Others First”
This isn’t a battle for first place. Just be humble, gracious and loving. It is only in lifting each other up that we can truly shine.
You give us Your unmerited favor in our salvation. Thank You that because we have faith in You, that You have saved us from the terribleness of being separated from You. You alone have filled that empty hole in my heart that nothing else could ever fill.
Help us to walk humbly in this world, by Your great strength and for Your glory, in Jesus name we pray. Amen.
For my dear, sweet brother or sister, it doesn’t matter who is right and who is wrong. What matters is, did we do what we knew was right in the eyes of the Lord? Can we stand before Him with a clear conscience? He is the One we will give account to someday.
Teach us to ask for Your protection every day by You placing Your precious armor on us every day. May we study Your word and each of us work out our own salvation with fear and trembling. You are an awesome and holy Father, let us have no sin separating us from Your presence. Teach us the how’s and when’s and also the why’s of spiritual warfare.
We need to be humble and remorseful, truly repentant of our sins so that we will have His favor on our lives. Everyone is different. The bible says to him who knows to do good and doesn’t do it to him it is sin.