Pride is an overemphasis on and inflated view of self. An inflated view of self causes a deflated view of God. Psalms 10:4 says, “In his pride the wicked does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.”
You see, the more we lament in a godly way with a godly perspective, the more we appreciate the forgiveness and redemption Jesus offers. Oddly enough, the more we mourn over sin’s devastation, the more we are comforted by God’s grace.
The Sabbath is about God resting in his creation and creation resting in God. This should guide our Sabbath activities. On the Sabbath we should do things that remind us of God’s presence with us and the rest he provides for us through his good work on our behalf.
Theologians discuss the humiliation of Christ, but what does that actually mean?
I only know 3 things about the man who changed my life forever. Sidney McCluer was shy, he was soft-spoken, and he shared the Gospel.