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S Ephesians 3 4b-6 (MSG) The mystery is that people who have never heard of God and those who have heard of him all their lives (what I’ve been calling outsiders and insiders) stand on the same ground before God. They get the same offer, same help, same promises in Christ Jesus. The Message is […]

Swallow your pride

S Proverbs 8:13 – All who fear the Lord will hate evil. Therefore, I (wisdom) hate(s) pride and arrogance, corruption and perverse speech. O Wisdom is not a friend of pride & arrogance. The two cannot exist together. A If I’m proud, then I’m not wise. If I’m arrogant, then it would be safe to […]

Hard times develop character

S Eph 5 v 3-4 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. O This is an often quoted scripture that rings true every time I read it. I love the way The Message puts it….: “We continue to […]