Three Main Blocks to Your Healing and Freedom

As I walk with people, I have noticed 3 major blocks to healing and freedom. These 3 main blocks are like umbrellas that cover us and keep us from truth raining down to seep into our heads and hearts. Instead, they cover us in lies… Here are the 3 main blocks: Pride. : We thenContinue reading “Three Main Blocks to Your Healing and Freedom”

Why is Anxiety About the Future a Form of Pride? (John Piper)

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:6–7) Why is anxiety about the future a form of pride? God’s answer would sound something like this: I — the Lord, yourContinue reading “Why is Anxiety About the Future a Form of Pride? (John Piper)”

Fearless One Minute, Freaking Out the Next

I soooo loved this post (found below)! “Whether you deny Jesus in what you do or don’t do, he forgives and restores you as he did Peter.” I shared this post with a friend and she replied… “That was fantastic!!! Thank you for sharing! I love all your ‘Peter’ moments! What an honour to knowContinue reading “Fearless One Minute, Freaking Out the Next”

Be Who You Are

So many of us cavalierly gloss over what God has done and zero in on what we’re to do, and that shift, though it might seem slight, makes all the difference in the world. Our obedience has its origin in God’s prior action, and forgetting that truth results in self-righteousness, pride, and despair. Read… BeContinue reading “Be Who You Are”

The Greatest Value to God

I just read: “Servanthood, humility, caring for the weak, and childlike open-heartedness are of the greatest value. Spiritual posturing, self-righteousness, and pride will keep you out of God’s kingdom.” – Erin Gieschen from the article entitled, “The Mystery of the Bad Fig Tree: And It’s Baffling But Brillian Parable.”

Pride Leads to Destruction

I remember once playing a card game with a great Aunt and I was winning and gloating. She said to me: “Pride leads to destruction” and sure enough I lost the game. It was a lesson for me to not count my chickens before they hatched but to also seek humility. It’s a struggle forContinue reading “Pride Leads to Destruction”