Becoming childlike is not a reference to being “innocent as a child” or having the “simple faith of a child”. So what does it mean? Continue reading
Posted in attitudes of unity, Church Leadership, Community, Disciple-making, Elders, elders in the Church, Emerging Leaders, Humility, Kingdom, Leadership, Love, Poor in spirit, Pride
Tagged greatest in the kingdom, Humble, humility and salvation, Kingdom of Jesus, Matthew 18, Poor in spirit
The person who frequently feels humble is probably not very humble.
People often misread humility by associating it with quiet, less outgoing or passive personalities.
Humility is self-confidence that runs far deeper than the tenuous self-confidence of the person who believes in himself because others look up to him.
Posted in Humility, Kingdom, Poor in spirit, Salvation, Seeking God, Walking with God
Tagged Humble, Humility, Kingdom of Jesus, Poor in spirit, proud people, Servant, True salvation
We naturally resist the teaching of Jesus. But Jesus led his audience immediately to the grace of God. It was like saying that heaven is reserved for those who know they don’t qualify. Continue reading
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Tagged Heaven, Kingdom, kingdom living, Kingdom of Christ, Kingdom of Jesus, Kingdom thinking, Matthew 5, sermon on mount
God’s kingdom is not yet established on the earth. There is a reason we pray for His kingdom to come. Continue reading
Posted in Biblical Eschatology, Dispensational teaching, End Times, Eschatology, Hermeneutics, Interpretation of bible, Kingdom, Theology
Tagged God's kingdom, kingdom of God, kingdom of heaven, Kingdom of Jesus, theme of bible