Category Archives: Encouragement
One mark of growth in grace is increased humility. The man whose soul is growing feels his own sinfulness and unworthiness and unworthiness for every year. – J. C Ryle
Father, we want to walk away from our old ways and thoughts and straight into your arms of grace. Have mercy on us, Father. Amen.
Ephesians 4:22-24 (ESV) …to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, … Continue reading
Humility is not simply feeling small and useless like an inferiority complex. It is sensing how great and glorious God is, and seeing myself in that light. – Sinclair B. Ferguson
Father, help us to accept with grace the consequences that result in our walk with you and our growing spiritual maturity. Amen.
Colossians 1:9-10 (ESV) And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk … Continue reading
Spiritual growth depends on two things: first a willingness to live according to the Word of God; second, a willingness to take whatever consequences emerge as a result. – Sinclair B. Ferguson
Father, we ask your guidance to keep us strong and immovable for you. We turn our backs on doctrines of man and seek only your wisdom. Amen.
1 Corinthians 2:6 (ESV) Yet among the mature we do impact wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away.