Humility is a Greater Grace

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“But He gives a greater grace.  Therefore it says, ‘God is opposed to the proud but gives grace to the humble.’”  James 4:6 Most Christians could regularly quote the second half of that verse, but How many of us could say we are humble? Someone who is humble is modest—showing an awareness of one’s own shortcomings. […]

Hearts and Mouths

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My words spill and as much as I would like to stop the harsh flow as it cascades and covers the heart, mind, and emotions of my child, there is no stopping up the ears ability to receive Mama’s tone of anger, frustration, disappointment, and weariness . . . “The heart of the righteous ponders […]

What are we Excited About?

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Christians struggle to read the Bible and pray because we’re not excited about God. What are we excited about?  Stupid pop culture stuff! There is nothing so beautiful as good. There is nothing so ugly as evil. That’s true. That’s real. But in our imagination we have reversed it. We have made good to become ugly […]