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The Magnetic Power of Humility – Beloved Women – November 17, 2020

The Magnetic Power of Humility Beloved Women November 17, 2020READ: The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life. (Proverbs 22:4 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: With the colossal power of electromagnets, the worlds fastest Maglev (magnetic levitation) trains can travel at 375 miles per hour! In the same way that those trains... Read more

How I Learned How to Treat My Privilege with Humility

I was in first grade when I first saw posters for the upcoming election in Apartheid South Africa. The year was 1983, and I remember asking my Mom who shed be voting for.In the few minutes we had before school drop-off, she explained shed be spoiling her vote in protest: it wasnt right to only... Read more

How to Pick Your Theological Fights with Humility – TGC Africa

Finding the Right Hills to Die On is about seeking a middle ground between those who want to fight about every little theological doctrine and those who are indifferent to theology. Gavin Ortlund accomplishes this by providing a useful method to assess which doctrines should be fought and even divided over. He calls this Theological... Read more

Let Hobbits Teach You Humility

Everything in Middle-earth changes when that golden ring falls into the fires of Mount Doom. Sauron is vanquished, the power of evil is broken, and hope dawns anew. It only takes a few seconds; the journey to get there, though, was long and perilous. Frodo Baggins, a lowly hobbit, had to carry the corrupting One... Read more

Public life needs a return to ‘humility’

(Photo: Pexels/Markus Spiske)Philosopher Michael Sandel called for a restoration of humility to civil discourse at the Theos annual lecture on Tuesday night. Sandel, the author of The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good, delivered the lecture online via Zoom, with hundreds in attendance. He said political discourse had become "polarised" and "rancorous",... Read more

Humility Preserves Peace – Beloved Women – August 25, 2020

Humility Preserves Peace Beloved Women August 25, 2020READ: Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Stepping out from a doctors appointment, my heart was racing with thoughts of being... Read more

The Humility of Disability – Encouragement Café – July 1

The Humility of Disability By Andrea PierceBut I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.   Exodus 9:16I dont know what my life would look like if I werent disabled, but Im fairly certain that I wouldnt... Read more

Humor and Humility in the Music of Father John Misty – Christ and Pop Culture

Alittle boy, sucking on a watermelon candy, tags along with his mother as she shops in JC Penneys. He begins to choke on the candy; his mother holds him close and screams for help. Hes long desired his mothers loving attention, and shes finally giving it. Over their heads the store radio plays Fleetwood MacTell... Read more

four Methods to Observe Theological Humility

[ad_1] Humility Is the Option to Unity Some Christians are desirous to defend sound doctrine. Properly and good. However is the unity of the physique of Christ a type of doctrines we jealously guard? The unity of the church is one the objects of Christs dying (Eph. 2:14). This, as a lot as something, is... Read more

Humility | Devotional by Phil Ware

[ad_1] Do nothing out of egocentric ambition or useless conceit, however in humility contemplate others higher than yourselves Philippians 2:3 Thought Humility is recognizing who God has made us to be and utilizing that recognition to serve and redeem others. Residing in humility as Jesus did, we don’t simply follow the golden rule, however we... Read more