Archive for 'Humility'

Be Like Little Children

Mark 9: 30-37 James 4:1-10 / Psa 55 Whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me; and whoever receives me does not receive me but the One Who sent me. (Mark 9:37) Blessed are the poor and the meek, Unlike the proud, God hears their call. Those who serve the small […]

Prejudice and Humility

Matthew 13:54-58 Gn 1:26–2:3 / Ps 90 ‘Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?’ they asked. ‘Isn’t this the carpenter’s son?’ (Matthew 13:54-55) Let us exalt the humble worker On this special day remember: God, our Lord and Almighty Maker Made Himself a lowly carpenter. Coming to his hometown, Jesus began […]

The Cleansing

John 13: 1-15 Ex 12:1-8,11-14 /1Cor 11:23-26/ Psa 116 . . . . you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. (John 13:15) An act that seems so undignified Can bring about reconciliation, Nothing can counter the sin of pride […]

A Humbling Encounter

Luke 18:9-14 Hos 6:1-6 / Ps 51 For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. (Luke 18:14) Be merciful to me, a sinner, Heal me, Lord, of this affliction; In Your compassion please deliver This proud soul from its conviction. To those confident of their own righteousness […]

Humility in Service

Matthew 23: 1-12 Is 1:10,16-20 / Ps 50: 8-9,16-17,21,23 The greatest among you must be your servant. (Matthew 23:11) God prefers us to be humble When what we desire is denied; Let Jesus be our example To keep us from the sin of pride. Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: “The teachers […]

Humility and Faith

Mark 7: 24-30 1 Kgs 11:4-13 / Psa 106 Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs. (Mark 7:28) I must be blind, I couldn’t see The sin of pride has shackled me; Open my eyes and set me free With Your grace of Humility. Jesus left that place and went to […]