June 30: “Praying Against the Arrogant”

9 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 2Psalms 123-125Isaiah 62Matthew 10 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 123:3–4 (CSB): “Show us favor, Lord, show us favor, for we’ve had more than enough contempt. We’ve had more than enough scorn from the arrogant and contempt from the proud.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): There is no […]

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June 14: “The Danger of Speaking on Behalf of God”

8 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 1 Kings 12:20–13:34 Acts 9:26-43 Psalm 132:1-18 Proverbs 17:6 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): 1 Kings 13:18-19 (CSB): “He said to him, ‘I am also a prophet like you. An angel spoke to me by the word of the LORD: “Bring him back with you to your house so that he […]

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One Clear Evidence of Spiritual Arrogance

Christians are not immune to the sin of arrogance. While we are called to develop humility as we follow Jesus, the propensity of our sinful heart is to find creative ways to maintain our pride … and justify it. As I am currently reading through the book of Acts, I came across the following verses […]

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Humbling ourselves before God

DAILY BIBLE READING:1 Kings 22:1-53 Acts 13:16-41 Psalm 138:1-8 Proverbs 17:17-18BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Psalm 138:6 (CSB) “Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the humble; but he knows the haughty from a distance.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Our Verse for Today reminds us of a couple of very important truths:The Lord is exalted. Bringing other Scriptural truths to bear upon this […]

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I failed to glorify God and …

In this season of our life, Kim and I have been learning that through Christ we can do all things (Philippians 4:13) but without Him we can’t do diddle-squat (John 15:5) [Jesus didn’t actually use the words ‘diddly-squat’]. We’ve had conversations in which we agreed that as God blesses us with more opportunities and more successes in the […]

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