Do You Mock Others?

Never mock anyone, but humble yourself before God and see the worth of all men. Mockery is a sin that we are all guilty of, possibly even in the past week. Whether out of someone’s earshot or straight to their face, we mock when we point out someone’s insecurities in...

Do You Want to Be Seen?

True holiness does not seek an audience. As professing followers of Christ, we are often tempted to use our faith to make ourselves look good. This behavior comes in many forms: actively accusing others of heresy and sin in order to appear wise and pious, boasting...

The Purpose of Anger

Anger exists to put to the forefront of our minds the need for reconciliation. When we are sinned against, we misuse that anger by resorting to slander and gossip. How much more peaceful would life be if, rather than using the heat of our fury to burn others, we...

Do You Humble Yourself First?

It is better to confess than to condemn; one brings reconciliation, and the other brings ruin. If anyone has sinned against you, and you against them, do not hesitate to humble yourself first. Even if you are the only one who reconciles, it is wiser to be innocent and...

Do You Doubt the Saving Power of Jesus?

When we backslide into the mire of old sins, we are tempted to doubt the power of Christ to rescue us. After we lose sight of Christ, we attempt to escape the mire on our own. As we wade through its thick, muddy waters and are entangled in the roots and thorns, we...

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