"Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others." — Philippians 2:3-4
God's word speaks out loudly and clearly at every corner of Scripture in regard to the sin of pride and the virtue of humility. "Repetition is the mother of all learning" (a Latin proverb).
"They will still yield fruit in old age; They shall be full of sap and very green, to declare that the Lord is upright; He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him."
— Psalm 92:14-15
It's no secret that our contemporary Western culture has invented a word that people of all ages today know too well and quite frankly have become enamored with, without rebuttal. It's the word "retirement" (and the sooner the better). We look to our 4...
As long as I'm alive in this body, there is good work for me to do. If I had to choose right now, I hardly know which I'd choose. Hard choice! The desire to break camp here and be with Christ is powerful. Some days I can think of nothing better. But most days, because of what you are going through, I am sure that it's better for me to stick it out here. — Philippians 1:22-24 (The Message)
I have a special audience in mind here, so bear with me if you feel...