Tag Archives: humility

Second Fiddle (May 4)

John the Baptist knew that he was called to play second fiddle. “He must increase, but I must decrease.”  John’s disciples struggled with fact that the crowds were now going to Jesus.  John assured them that this was just as God had ordained it.   Continue reading

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When the Victory Comes (Mar 26)

How do you handle victory and success? The human tendency is to allow our successes and victories to go to our heads. We boast; we revel in the praise of others. We give little thought to the one who stands behind the victory and success. Continue reading

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Servant of All (Mar 2)

The way to greatness is found in becoming a servant. The one who would be first must first become a slave of all. These are the principles of Christ’s kingdom. Continue reading

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Sackcloth to Joy (Feb 22)

The Christian life is characterized by joy. Not that it is always easy—it is not. But joy flows from a relationship with Christ, not from our circumstances, so it is may be found in the most unusual places—especially the difficult ones. Continue reading

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Cast All Your Cares (Nov 26)

You may be struggling now to see light at the end of the tunnel. Know that the God you serve is a God of hope. He hasn’t forgotten you. Look for his hand to rescue and strengthen you. Cast all your cares on the one who cares for you! Continue reading

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Fully Mature in Christ (Oct 5)

Why is Paul struggling and working so hard to teach and preach and plant churches? This passage makes his motivation clear. He wants the believers to grow up in their faith and become fully mature in Christ. Continue reading

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Humility (Sept 30)

Paul encourages the Philippians to imitate Christ’s example of humility. What an example it is! Continue reading

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The Spirit is Willing But . . . (May 30)

The humbling would lead to a greater dependence on God’s power rather than his own. It would lead him to seek the fullness of God’s spirit. Continue reading

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The Humble King (May 23)

The way of greatness in the kingdom is found in the towel. It is the way of the King who humbles himself to meet the needs of the servant. It is an example he intended for us to follow. Continue reading

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Second Fiddle (May 4)

Harmony in the body of Christ requires that we learn to “play second fiddle.” Continue reading

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