Honor Follows Humility

Before a downfall, the heart is haughty, but humility comes before honor. – Proverbs 18:12 Most of us are familiar with the biblical proverb that warns, “pride goeth before destruction (KJV).” Here we see the “flip side” of that truth stated as, “humility comes before honor.” Both remind me of the old Mac Davis’ hit,Continue reading “Honor Follows Humility”

A Dangerous Self-Sufficiency

But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall. He was unfaithful to YHWH his God, and entered the temple of YHWH to burn incense on the altar of incense. – 2 Chronicles 26:16 Paul once wrote that God’s strength was perfected (or made complete) in his (Paul’s) own weakness. In other words,Continue reading “A Dangerous Self-Sufficiency”