Tag Archives: pride

God gives grace to the humble…

“O thou God of all grace, make me more thankful, more humble” Continue reading

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Defeating Pride by Showing Honor

Pride is really nothing more than a defense against a perceived threat. When we rest secure in the promises of God, then pride serves no purpose, and we can honor God and one another as we are commanded. Continue reading

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While I was talking to God…

Let your acts of prayer, charity, and dedication be done in secret. Let it be the quiet, intimate time with God that sustains you through the day. Continue reading

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The Uninspired Life

It is an uninspired life that does not depend on the power of the Spirit of God for everything. Continue reading

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On Presbyterians and Potato Chips

Progressive Presbyterian Scholars open the bag, and seeing that all the chips are of different size and shape, determine that they could not have come from the same potato and therefore the chips cannot be trusted. Continue reading

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Pride and the Pastorate

As a pastor, I am keenly aware of the sins with which I struggle.  It makes me a little more tolerant when those around me struggle in sin.  I spend a good amount of time in prayer every Sunday morning, … Continue reading

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Requiem for the Fallen

“How the mighty have fallen.” (2 Samuel 1:19 ESV) “How the mighty have fallen!”  What was originally written as a heartfelt lament by David after the death of Saul and Jonathon, has now become a joyous cry of the underdog.  … Continue reading

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