Studies of Humility: Moses

Studies of Humility: Moses

Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.

Numbers 12:3

Now that we have defined humility and examined the most perfect example of humility in Scripture,  I think we should look at some other humble children of God, starting with Moses who “was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth” (Numbers 12:3).  

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Studies of Humility: Jesus

Studies of Humility: Jesus

When you write a persuasive essay, you should save your strongest argument for last.  However, when I started outlining this series on humility, I felt negligent starting with anyone but Christ.  

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Joy: Advent Week 4

Joy: Advent Week 4

When I was little, I loved any song with the word joy, mostly because my middle name is Joye (pronounced joy), and I liked the idea that people were singing about me.

One of the most common Christmas carols with the word joy is “Joy to the World” by Isaac Watts.  Surprisingly, Watts’s inspiration was not Luke 2, the account of Jesus’ birth, but Psalm 98, a psalm that praises Christ for His imminent return.  That’s right: one of our favorite “Christmas” songs is actually about Christ’s second coming.

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Rembrandt and Redemption

Rembrandt and Redemption

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I have a new favorite piece of art, and I have to admit that the basis of my appreciation is my own interpretation of the artwork. I haven’t researched the piece, so I don’t know what the artist intended for me to understand.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Z is for Zealous

Top Ten Tuesday: Z is for Zealous

Top Ten Tuesday

Our brains are truly incredible; as I wrote this post, my mind sang a song that I have not heard in 6 years.

The lyrics are pretty simple, but they are appropriate for this post.

I’m not ashamed of the one who saved my soul.
This fire inside of me is burning for your name;
I’m not ashamed!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Y is for Youthful

Top Ten Tuesday: Y is for Youthful

Top Ten Tuesday

Generally speaking, I still feel like a teenager.  Sure, I’m in grad school, I have a full-time job, and I pay my own rent, but when someone asks me my age, I respond, “eightee–I mean, twenty-three.”

Whether you are young-in-age or young-at-heart, strive to obey God’s six specific instructions for youth.

Ten Verses for Those Who are Young

First, God desires for youth to be obedient.

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Simple Joy Saturday #43

Simple Joy Saturday #43

On Saturdays, I share three simple things that brought me happiness during the week.  These posts may grow or change as time passes.  Please feel free to share your own simple joys in the comments section!

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It’s been a while since I shared my weekly joys, not because my life has lacked joy but because my life has lacked time.

October 6-12, 2018

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