You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and you are right, because that’s what I am. 14 And since I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash each other’s feet. John 13:13-14 (NLT) I remember the first time I did communion on my own, as-in my parents weren’t there. It wasContinue reading “Stinky Feet”
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I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts. Isaiah 57:15 (NLT) One of the craziest games I played in high school varsity sports involved a basketball game my senior year. We travelled to play a team we hadn’t played before. Of course, going and playing aContinue reading “The Comeback”
Though the Lord is great, he cares for the humble, but he keeps his distance from the proud. Psalm 138:6 (NLT) There is often a fine line between confidence and arrogance. Confidence is knowing, believing whole-heartedly that something is going to happen and choosing not to worry about it. Arrogance is more along the linesContinue reading “Prideful Confidence”
Though the Lord is great, he cares for the humble, but he keeps his distance from the proud. Psalm 138:6 (NLT) I was at a convention of teachers and pastors a few years back. It was a good time to network with other people, eat some good food, and listen to some good presentations. OneContinue reading “Thinking Less”
Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor. Proverbs 18:12 (NLT) I’m not gonna lie. I had to look up the word “haughtiness” in order to remember what it means. So, here’s what I found. “Haughtiness is the appearance or quality of being arrogantly superior and disdainful.” In other words, it is someone who is fullContinue reading “Third Place”
The Dirty Truth
I tell you the truth, slaves are not greater than their master. Nor is the messenger more important than the one who sends the message. ~ John 13:16 (NLT)