Are we also blind?

Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”Some of the Pharisees near him heard these things, and said to him, “Are we also blind?”  Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would have no guilt; but now that you … More Are we also blind?

Piper: “undue worry about your future is probably a form of pride.”

John Piper, in  a sermon, “Are You Humble Enough to Be Care-free?” Did you notice (in the NASB) the grammatical connection between [1Peter] verses 6 and 7? “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, 7 casting all your anxiety upon Him, because He cares … More Piper: “undue worry about your future is probably a form of pride.”

Spurgeon: a sauce with which you may season every dish of life

The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor. —Proverbs 15:33  C.H. Spurgeon, Morning and Evening: When a man is sincerely humble, and never ventures to touch so much as a grain of the praise, there is scarcely any limit to what God will do for him. Humility makes us … More Spurgeon: a sauce with which you may season every dish of life

How a person reacts to the news of sin tells a lot about that person.

Pastor Steven J. Cole of Flagstaff Christian Fellowship comments on Ezra 9: Because we are so desensitized toward sin, we fail to have the proper response toward it, whether it is our own sin, or sin in others. We minimize it, justify it, or ignore it and go on our way unaffected by it. If … More How a person reacts to the news of sin tells a lot about that person.

Mightily mistaken?

Ezekiel 15:1 And the word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, how does the wood of the vine surpass any wood, the vine branch that is among the trees of the forest? 3 Is wood taken from it to make anything? Do people take a peg from it to hang any vessel on it? 4 Behold, it is given to … More Mightily mistaken?