Category Archives: humility

All our authority is but for our work

Richard Baxter was a pastor in England in the 1600s. One of the great spiritual problems in Baxter’s day was that pastors had long neglected their duty to know their parishioners’ spiritual condition and to teach them privately from house … Continue reading

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The Psalms: To be believed (and sung)

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God. – Colossians 3:16 NASB So then do not … Continue reading

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Follow our example

In our day, we take it as a sure sign of arrogance when someone says, “Follow my example” — spiritually speaking, anyway. We think that we walk humbly by refraining from telling others to follow our example: “I’m sinful and … Continue reading

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Humility, false and true

Our pastor and elders are seeking revival at our church.  As part of this, the adult Sunday School class is going through a three-month study called Seeking Him.  There is a workbook with things to read and questions to answer … Continue reading

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