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Messages with tag - Humility

Tue, May 05, 2020
Passage: 2 Samuel 16:5-19
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 40 secs
When a person or culture reject God’s truth, where do they turn for their values? Listen to this lesson to learn about mankind’s sin nature that results in arrogance without the truth of God’s Word. Find out about six arrogance skills that lead to a downward spiral of destruction. Hear about Shimei’s disrespectful, arrogant confrontation with David and how David responded in humility. Be on the alert for the deception of your own sin nature that must be countered by studying God’s Word.
Tue, Apr 28, 2020
Passage: 2 Samuel 16:5-14
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 20 secs
What is the grace of God and how can you orient your life to it? Listen to this lesson to learn that grace is when God does not give us what we deserve but treats us in Divine love. See that He always gives us what we need, whether blessing or discipline. Find out that we are to apply grace in our own lives to others and it is a skill that can be learned by means of studying God’s Word through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. Recognize that God’s grace is always working in our lives to conform us to the character of Christ.
Tue, Feb 11, 2020
Passage: 2 Samuel 15:13-37
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 12 secs
When facing a crisis, are you wise or foolish? Listen to this lesson to learn about David’s wisdom and humility when he was forced to flee his home and his throne in face of the treachery of his son, Absalom. Find out about the tests he is facing as those who are loyal to David leave with him. See photos and maps of Jerusalem where David had to decide how to care for the people fleeing with him. Learn what David prayed at this time and understand that the only way to handle every crisis in your life is with humility and trust in God’s provision.
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Passage: Psalm 89:19-24
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 50 secs
When you think of being humble what comes to your mind? Someone who is mealy-mouthed? Being afraid to stand up for yourself? Being a “doormat” that everyone walks on? Listen to this lesson to learn that humility is the highest virtue in the spiritual life and without it you cannot be a person after God’s own heart. Find out a biblical definition of humility and contrast it with its opposite which is arrogance. See that God is seeking people who have humility and hear three examples from the Old Testament of men who learned humility through the tests they endured. Hear Jesus’ emphasis in the New Testament on taking up your cross and following Him.
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:7-8
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 27 secs
How do we cast all our cares on God? Listen to this lesson to learn that this involves submitting to authority and obedience to God’s Word. Find out that when we have genuine humility God will lift us up, but that going through the motions of worship must be accompanied by a humble mental attitude. See that our example is that Christ did not depend upon Himself to bear the suffering on the Cross but was totally dependent on God the Father and that should be our mindset when we face adversity and suffering.
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:5-7
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 21 secs
What makes someone a fool? Listen to this lesson to learn about four categories of fools and see that at times believers act as fools. Hear about the facets of the sin nature and how we are affected by these when we are not walking by means of the Holy Spirit. See four contrasts between those that God abominates and those He blesses. As believers we are not to be under the control of our arrogance but we are to humble ourselves and be submissive to authority and to one another with Christ as our example.
Thu, Nov 15, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:5-7
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 17 secs
Is it important for us to assert ourselves in order to be successful? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Bible teaches us that we are to humble ourselves. Find out the meaning of humility and its relationship to submission to authority. See that humility must be taught by parents when a child is young and may include corporal punishment. Accept that by nature we are all arrogant and that Christ’s submission to the Cross is to be our example.
Sun, Sep 09, 2018
Passage: John 13:34-35
Series: Discipleship (2018)
Duration: 39 mins 29 secs
“Love Makes the World Go Round” The words of this song mirror the emphasis that is put on love, but what does the Bible say about it? Listen to this message to learn that Jesus ups the ante to His disciples by saying that we should love other believers as He loves us. Find out this includes the most obnoxious believer and comes only by walking by means of the Holy Spirit. See that this kind of love is the mark of a true disciple. Examine yourself to find how you love and treat other believers based on the Scriptural standard for love.
Tue, May 16, 2017
Passage: 1 Samuel 25:1-44
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 22 secs
What should a mature believer do when dealing with a fool? Listen to this lesson to hear about a rich man who is a fool and did not respect authority and of his wife who is willing to do what it takes to protect her family. See how David wants revenge but is willing to listen to Abigail’s wise counsel showing humility and true qualities of leadership. See that from this incident we can learn that God works in our lives and when we are being mistreated, we are to put our problems in His hands and learn grace orientation.
Tue, May 09, 2017
Passage: 1 Samuel 24:1-22
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 44 secs
Why should we respect the authority of someone we dislike and who we think does not have our best interests at heart? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Bible doesn’t give us any wiggle room in obeying God-given authorities no matter what our opinion is of them. Find out the one exception to this command. Hear a list of the authorities appointed by God and learn that honoring our leaders is vital for all individuals and nations to achieve their goals. See why David did not seek revenge on Saul who was trying to kill him even when David had an opportunity to do so.