Tag Archives: humility

BEING GREAT IS BEING SERVANT OF ALL

(I am writing this in response to Michelle’s Nov. 2 challenge “unassuming diversions.”  My memory bank holds in honor a college president who was not too great to be humble.  His official business made room for “humble diversions.”) I Tim. … Continue reading

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CATHEDRAL vs upper room

    “Not by might, not by power, but by my Spirit,” says the Lord. How we sometimes knock ourselves out to be the biggest, richest, friendliest, most talented, most caring, most influential and most effective voice for Jesus! And … Continue reading

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PARABLE OF THE BOWL

 THE PARABLE OF THE BOWL As always Bowl was sitting in the shadow of the mud room wall waiting again for Servant to come and fill it with food scraps for Dog, who knocked it around as he licked down … Continue reading

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EATING HUMBLE PIE

EATING HUMBLE PIE.  Why am I on this self-evaluation mode this morning? I don’t know but it is humbling. So if I write it maybe someone will tell me how great I am while I am in this enlightened stage … Continue reading

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ESTHER’S humble BOLDNESS

Heb. 4:16 “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” Boldly is used over 40 times in the scripture; most of the time it … Continue reading

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TO BE LIKE JESUS

“OH, TO BE LIKE JESUS” we say, we pray, and we sing. Consider these patterns. SUCH PATIENCE, John 20:27 as he invites Thomas to touch the scars; SUCH SERVICE, 21:9 as he prepares a meal; SUCH FORGIVENESS, 21:15-17 as he … Continue reading

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JESUS SERVING ME? SURELY NOT I, LORD!

Jesus Christ…took upon himself the form of a servant…(Philippians 2:5-7) When we think of Jesus being servant, most of us probably recall his washing the disciples feet. Imagine with me: An accident occurs, a great doctor is called to come … Continue reading

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