Category Archives: Humility

Finding Contentment

Phil. 4:11-12 says, “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. 12 I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, … Continue reading

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How to Help an Angry Person

By:  Rick Thomas   We Don’t Do Well Being God The angry man is a sad man. The angry man is a reckless man. Did you know the angry man is a scared man too? Anger is most often born out … Continue reading

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You hurt me. I don’t love you anymore.

By:  Rick Thomas Do you see anything wrong with my title? It’s not hard to figure out, right? Here are a few biblical speculations you can make about a person who says such things. They don’t know the Gospel. (Maybe … Continue reading

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How to love, care for, and help the “professional victim”

By:  Rick Thomas Let’s call her Amie. It really doesn’t matter who she is. I’m not writing about any specific person. I suppose I’m writing about all of us. It’s so easy for us to play the victim card.[1] Let … Continue reading

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Is God in Our Suffering?

  Job 1:20-22 says, “Then Job stood up, tore his robe, and shaved his head.  He fell to the ground and worshiped, saying:  ‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will leave this life.  The Lord gives, … Continue reading

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What is God doing in my heart?

God has been teaching me the importance of sharing my life with others, confessing my sins, taking an honest look at my sinful heart, and trusting in His grace and mercy. The Lord is helping me see the power of … Continue reading

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Does God need us?

Jerry Bridges said, “God calls us to serve Him, not because He needs us, but because we need Him.”   Thank God for His amazing grace!  I would like to add to Jerry’s quote:  God saves us not because He … Continue reading

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