Our attitude is extremely important to God, especially when it’s reflected in our love for people.
In high school, we joke about the different cliques that form. The cheerleaders, the jocks, the drama club. If we’re not careful, church members sometimes form groups that make it difficult for newcomers to join.
Too often, we build ourselves up by putting other people down. In fact, it’s so common we don’t always realize when we do it!
We don’t use the term self-righteous much these days. Yet the tendency to have an over-inflated view of ourself is something all of us struggle with from time to time.
As parents, we try to distribute love to our children equally. No child gets special favor. But it’s not always easy! Let's reflect on a family relationship described by Jesus, and commonly known as the parable of the prodigal son.
We go to the doctor for a yearly checkup as a preventative measure, but how often do we conduct a checkup on our spiritual health? Gain fresh insight from Luke chapter 15, and the parable of the prodigal son.
God has gifted each one of us with talents and skills. But when we start comparing our gifts to those around us, we run the risk of becoming jealous, and sometimes proud.
Have you ever been so uptight about following all the rules, and unintentionally hurt a good friend? A stringent legalistic approach can alienate the relationships we cherish most.
Obedience to God represents far more than our allegiance to an arbitrary list of dos and don’ts. He wants a personal relationship with us!
Sometimes in the workplace, as we peer into the next cubicle, we feel a tinge of pride and even arrogance creep in. Receive more insight from our in-depth study on the Prodigal Son.
Part of our mandate as followers of God is to love the unlovely. A discussion on this important and sensitive topic.
We’re given many opportunities to follow God . . . and yet . . . our pride works against us. We tend to carve out our own path without regard to God’s direction.
Humility, according to the “Discover the Word” team, is seeing who we are before God. Developing a correct assessment of ourselves can take some work.