In the teachings of Jesus, sometimes the best example of someone who is right before God isn't who society thinks it is
We must never think about God's gift of salvation like something that we were owed.
Is it worth maintaining your pride if you are going to miss out on something spectacular?
What good is access to the power of God if we don't use it as He intended?
We may be challenged to "pray big", once we start to comprehend God's power, but is there something even more than that?
What can we learn from questions that we can't answer?
As we get older, we grow out of certain child-like behaviors. Are there some that we should keep, though?
Since we represent Jesus (even though God continues to be directly active around us), what kind of a representative are we?
Despite the barrage of unsolicited advice that comes our way, wise and insightful instruction can be life-changing.
There is a cost to following Jesus, but how does it compare to the cost of trying to succeed on our own?
Even if we have limited success with using the wrong tool for the job, we also might break things and get frustrated. There is a better way.
We recognize those who do good things for others, but have we ever stopped to think about those who ask for help?
We may realize that we should be humble, but why do we have the ability to be humble in the first place?
If it takes a hammer to tenderize a cut of meat, what will it take to soften our hearts?
A guest post from my youngest.
When God works through your life to bless others, who do you give credit to?
It's fun to be in the front row, but sometimes we need to see who is behind us - someone that might need a little help.
The very essence of the Christian belief starts with admitting that we fall short of God's ideal, and need help. How well is this message communicated to others, though?
If washing others' feet isn't part of our daily routine (unlike first-century disciples), through what sort of humble service might we be called to follow Jesus' example instead?
Pride is a common challenge. Other than just gritting our teeth and trying to do better, what can we do to prevail against this vice?