Tag Archives: Humility

Going Deeper: 1 Samuel 25:1-38 – Blessed are the Peacemakers

Jesus told His disciples, “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God” (Matthew 5:9). One of the greatest blessings of this life is knowing God’s presence and being considered worthy of the title, “Christian.” Beside the blessing of a life of peace is being part of the peacemaking process. Strife […]

Going Deeper: My Lord the King – 1 Samuel 24

One of the greatest attributes Christians should foster is humility. Combined with meekness, humility demonstrates a willingness to submit for the benefit of others putting their needs before our own. Realizing we are created beings lifted from the dirt allows us to see more clearly than when our minds are filled with the falsehoods of […]

Holiness, Part III: Grace and the Law

In Part III of our series on holiness, we continue our study of the balance between living under grace and striving for obedience in pursuit of holiness. Walking this strait path requires humble submission to the will of God and trusting Him to strengthen us to live victoriously. It’s not easy, but nothing worth doing […]

The Pharisee and the Publican – Luke 18:9-14

This week’s lesson covers the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican (a.k.a. the Pharisee and the Tax Collector). As you probably know, the Pharisees were the religious elite of first century Israel. While the exact origin of this sect is unclear, we know that they were chiefly co concerned with adherence to the Mosaic […]

The Humble Guest – Luke 14:7-11

This week we are tackling the often unpleasant topic of humility. A wonderful virtue, humility is often not lauded today. The Parable of the Humble Guest teaches us to avoid the embarrassment of pride by hu humbling ourselves. Join us tonight or follow along with the lesson as we explore this and related passages as […]