How Humility Tempers Knowledge

Happy to share this post on Bethany McIlrath’s blog today!  Visit her directory for more posts on idolizing knowledge. I am a recovering know-it-all. It didn’t help to grow up in an environment where knowledge was valued at a premium. Good grades were a must, as was the ability to speak with intelligence on just about Read More…

Palm Sunday devotional 3.20.16

Read:  Matthew 21:1-7 Stubborn, undignified, lowly.  These are my mental images of a donkey—what are yours?  It’s interesting that Jesus, the King of Kings, chose a donkey as his vehicle for his royal processional into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.  Not a majestic stallion or a golden chariot—an ordinary donkey used for farm chores.  Jesus fulfilled Read More…

Daily Lenten devotional 3.8.16

Day 28, Week 4:  Humility (Grass Seed) Today’s scripture passage: I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed.  But if it dies, it produces many seeds.  John 12:24  NIV Sunflowers are metaphors for my own spiritual journey.  Sunflowers are tall, but Read More…

Daily Lenten devotional 3.7.16

Day 27, Week 4:  Humility (Grass Seed) Today’s scripture passage: I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there” and it will move.  Nothing will be impossible for you. Matthew 17:20  NIV I love gardening.  Last year I Read More…

Daily Lenten devotional 3.6.16

Day 26, Week 4:  Humility (Grass Seed) Today’s scripture passage: To keep me from becoming conceited…there was given me a thorn in my flesh…Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.  But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Read More…