Matthew 1: 18-25 Jer. 23: 5-8/ Ps 72:1-2,12-13,18-19 ‘The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel’ — which means, “God with us.” (Matthew 1: 23) For His gift of Self, praise His Name, Humbling Himself, He became man To free us from our sin [...]
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Luke 14: 12-14 Phil 2: 1-4 / Ps 131: 1-3 Humbly regard others as more important than yourselves, each looking out not for his own interests, but also everyone for those of others. (Philippians 2: 3-4) For the blessings in life we’ve received There’s no way that we can repay, That is why in return [...]
Luke 14: 1,7-11 Phil 1: 18b-26 / Psa 42 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. (Luke 14:11) The humble may appear to be weak To the proud who can’t see their own fall; But those who seek to be truly meek In God’s eyes are [...]
Matthew 5: 1-12 Rev 7:2-4,9-14 / Ps 24 / 1Jn 3:1-3 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven. (Matthew 5:12) Meekness is the best attitude, Just as the worst one is our pride. The Lord gave us the Beatitudes To inspire us and be our guide. When Jesus saw the crowds, [...]
Luke 12: 35-38 Eph 2: 12-22 / Ps 85: 9-14 Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant upon his arrival. (Luke 12:37) Many a proud man has fallen Because of smug complacency. The Good News that Christ has given We must spread with all urgency. (Jesus said,) “Gird your loins and light your [...]
Luke 9: 46-50 Jb 1:6-22 / Psa 17 Whoever is least among you, is the one who is the greatest. (Luke 9:48) The worldly lust for fame and power Forfeits a place in God’s kingdom; The humble servant God will shower With His blessings and his wisdom. An argument started among the disciples as to [...]