Most of us are very uncomfortable around people who are constantly boasting. Yet, it may surprise you to discover that, while the Bible warns against boasting in certain areas, there are some areas where we can be encouraged to appropriately boast! We will consider the Bible’s wisdom on that issue this week. "To Boast or Not to Boast"--that is the question...
It’s uncomfortable to listen to someone brag, but is there ever a time when it’s okay to spotlight our accomplishments? In this chapter, you’ll discover what the Bible says about bragging and when it is—and when it isn’t—okay to boast!
Have you heard of the “humble brag”? It’s a well-crafted boast that’s meant to sound humble, but is really used to draw attention to our achievements. In this chapter, you’ll be challenged to ask yourself: Who are you trying to glorify: yourself or God?
How do you respond when you receive a compliment? Do you nod and gloat or shrug and deflect? In this chapter, you’ll consider what may be the best way to respond when you receive a compliment.
When we volunteer at church or serve in a ministry, it’s easy to pat ourselves on the back for doing good works. But the Bible says we’re just doing what comes naturally from a life surrendered to Christ! In this chapter, you’ll discover what really motivates Christians to serve.
When things go well, we’re quick to take the credit; and when things fall part, we prefer to spread the blame. But the Bible says, “Let him who boasts, boast in the Lord!” In this chapter, you’ll discover who should get the credit for the good we do!