Tag: humility

December 6 @ Psalms 140-142

Psalms 140-142 (NLT)  Discover His heart: Because He loves us so, He perfects and changes us through His messengers No one likes to be criticized.  I’ve never started the day with the thought I hope someone criticizes me today so that I can grow and improve.  Critical words can disrupt a friendship and destroy family ties, yet when those words…

October 24 @ 2 Chronicles 25-28

2 Chronicles 25-28 (NLT)  Discover His heart: He looks for a humble response to His blessings For many years I had the privilege of speaking to the women in attendance at an annual conference.  I always spent a lot of time in preparation and a great deal of time in prayer about it.  I remember one year my message was…

September 28 @ Proverbs 26-27

Proverbs 26-27 (NLT link)  Discover His heart: He tests our hearts to keep us pure I once heard a great preacher say after a grand and glorious introduction and thunderous applause that his greatest troubles would begin if he started to believe the introductions he received.  Let’s hear it for humility! Through the years, many books have been written about…

July 20 @ Proverbs 11-12

Proverbs 11-12 (NLT link)  Discover His heart: He delights in our honesty and humility, and He rewards them with wisdom A day at the Minnesota State Fair was always one of the highlights of my year when I was young.  Where else can you get fried cheese curds, sugary Tom Thumb donuts and food on a stick?  Yum!  My dad…