Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Humility category

Hiding

An acquaintance spoke with transparency of his journey to Jesus. He went from an obedient, academically, and athletically successful boy to a young man in college driven by status, greed,…

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I Must Change - Growing in Child-Likeness

And He said, "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children you will never enter the Kingdom of God. Matthew 18:3 NIV …

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An Impossible Requirement

God’s desire for me is abundant fruitfulness. He even gave me the prescription for this, …

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By Him and for Him

One of my wife's favorite verses describes how the world was made and was intended to operate. Speaking of Jesus, Paul says, …

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God's Demands vs. My Desires

"I grew up on a reservation in South Dakota, filled with resentment and anger toward the white man." These were the words of a man sitting next to me at a banquet. He shared with me that…

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Is God Enough?

Is God sufficient for all my needs? "Of course!" is my reflex response. But what am I really thinking? "If only I had this or that; if only my circumstances were different, then I…

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Strive or Surrender?

The world always told me to strive, and I listened. I studied hard through years of education and I worked diligently all my life. Even The Church encouraged me to strive: in Bible reading, prayer,…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Critical Heart or Merciful Heart?

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? Matthew 7:3 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who Gets the Praise?

How can you believe, if you accept praise from one another and don't seek the praise that comes from the only God? John 5:44 NET …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do you want to get well?

Do you want to get well? John 5:6b …

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