Tag Archives: Humility

What I Answered on Sunday

If “it isn’t my temptation,” it is all the more important to speak up, because those for whom it is a temptation may not see the danger. Continue reading

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Ten Key Principles for Difficult Questions

God could have provided a systematic textbook full of propositional statements answering our questions, but He didn’t do that. God is not merely a system of knowledge. Continue reading

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Knowledge and Scorn

But we are all that way: when we know a thing we have only scorn for other people who don’t happen to know it. – Mark Twain (Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc) Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth.  And … Continue reading

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Seeking Power, Attributing Power

Muslims must believe that all power, success, and victory comes from God alone. – Abu Bakar Bashir, head of Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid Once I tried to use Him, Now He uses me; Once the pow’r I wanted, Now the Mighty … Continue reading

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Rightly Using I Peter 3:15 — “Be Ready Always” — Part Four

When we sin, the god we hold in our hearts is a false one, an idol of our own making. Continue reading

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Boiling Away

Many of our problems boil down to pride. We would do better to keep boiling away until the pride evaporates, too. Continue reading

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The Sins We Talk About

(recycling an old thought today that’s been “percolating” for a long time) The Sins We Give the Most Attention The kind of sin that the other guy does, and that I don’t do. The kind of sin that I do, … Continue reading

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