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Loud Braying Reveals An Ass

Charles Haddon Spurgeon: “Never talk of what you have done, but go on to something else. An officer rode up to his general, and said, “Sir, we have taken two guns from the enemy.” “It is well,” said the general, “take two more.” BA59 The Lord loves to use tools which are not rusted with […]

The Water Cure

Sometime when you’re feeling important, Sometime when your ego’s in bloom, Sometime when you take it for granted, You’re the best qualified in the room. Sometimes when you think that your absence, Would leave an unfillable hole. Just follow this simple instruction And see how it humbles your soul. Take a bucket and fill it […]

Beware of Pride, My Friend

Almost always when we start to feel a little too good about ourselves, something or someone comes along to bring us down a notch. This inspirational piece is that something which puts us back in our place: If you can start the day without a cigarette, If you can start the day without caffeine, If […]

Borrowed Feathers

Many good, attractive people spoil the merits they have by trying to be something bigger or showier. It is always best to be one’s self.   A rooster one morning was preening his feathers That glistened so bright in the sun; He admired the tints of the various colors As he laid them in place […]

The Battle With Sin

This is the introduction of a series on The Battle With Sin by Tim Conway: #1 – The Battle With Sin: Pride #2 The Battle With Sin: Violent for Humility #3 The Battle With Sin: I Want My Way

A Puritan’s Prayer: The Great God

O Fountain of All Good, Destroy in me every lofty thought, Break pride to pieces and scatter it to the winds. Annihilate each clinging shred of     self-righteousness, Implant in us true lowliness of spirit, Abase me to self-loathing and self-abhorrence, Open in me a fount of penitential tears, Break me, then bind me up; […]

I, Nebuchadnezzar

Immediately the word was fulfilled against Nebuchadnezzar. He was driven from among men and ate grass like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven till his hair grew as long as eagles’ feathers, and his nails were like birds’ claws. At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my […]

John Piper Takes 8 Month Leave From Public Ministry

I see several species of pride in my soul that, while they may not rise to the level of disqualifying me for ministry, grieve me, and have taken a toll on my relationship with Noël and others who are dear to me. How do I apologize to you, not for a specific deed, but for […]

Defensive People Are Prideful

Defensiveness is a sign of pride and immaturity.

Mark Driscoll: Pride vs Humility

Truth is truth isn’t it? Good message…. – JT Here’s a link to another good (actually, very good) message from Mark on the same portion of I Peter.  Note: If you’ve never seen Mark in a suit, you may want to sit down before viewing. 🙂  See it here.

Tim Conway On Repentance

Tim Conway: Prideful Men Will Go To Hell

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