Tag Archives: Humility / Brokenness / Spiritual Poverty

A Prayer of the Christian Life

This is the concluding from The Life of God in the Soul of Man by Henry Scougal, amplified and modernized, shared in the hope that it is as convicting and instructive to you as it was to me. Let us resolve … Continue reading

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Remember the poor, and honor God

Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors Him. (Proverbs 14:31) Jesus said there will always be those who are poor (Matthew 26:11). He insisted that we should invite the poor to our … Continue reading

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What Mary Teaches Us About Worship

“My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, For he has looked on the humble estate of his servant. For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; For he who is mighty … Continue reading

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What Joseph Teaches Us About Poverty

My wife’s favorite Christian music artist is Todd Agnew. And I have to say that I absolutely love his music too. His songs are clearly written from a preacher’s heart, draw deeply from Scripture, and therefore paint vivid lyrical pictures … Continue reading

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Honoring God in Counseling Others

Like everybody else this side of the Garden of Eden, I have a serious sin problem. One of my particularly well-traveled sinful paths is an arrogant pride that can far too often be harsh and unfairly critical of others. God has been working on … Continue reading

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Just as you received Christ, so walk in Him

To the Christian, specifically my fellow seminary students… A sermon manuscript on Colossians 2:6-7, prepared for my homiletics class at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Introduction Close your eyes. Think back to the first memory you have of knowing Christ. Can … Continue reading

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Best… Dinner… Ever

In reading Luke this week, I saw something that struck me in a new way that I thought I’d share. In Luke 18, Jesus tells a parable about two men who came to the temple to pray. He specifically calls out that … Continue reading

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