Death is something that touches us all, be it through the loss of a loved one or one day our own death. Death is real and it hurts. This is not a topic to be superficial about, but it is one to be discussed with sensitivity. Losing a loved one is a painful reality. There … More Precious in the Sight of the Lord
Both Peter and James warn us, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble” (James 4:6;1 Pet. 5:5). Pride is an ugly and consuming sin that God hates (Prov. 6:16-17; 16:5). Pride comes from the heart (Mark 7:21-23) and leads to contention (Prov. 13:10; 28:25) and callousness (Dan. 5:20).
The Apostle Peter said to his readers, “Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy” (1 Pet. … More The Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3)