Scripture says God will not turn away the broken and contrite, but when we look at our own hearts, we often see so much pride we are rarely comforted by that truth. However, we must never forget that true humility would never see itself as humble. Arthur Pink once addressed our tendency to improperly assess … Continue reading 3 Signs of Christian Humility
The UnChristlikeness of Irritability
Many Christian people are willing to confess to an ungentle temper. They seem to think it a matter of not very grave importance. Perhaps the very commonness of the infirmity blinds our eyes to its ugliness and its sinfulness. We are apt to regard the malady more as a weakness than as a sin which … Continue reading The UnChristlikeness of Irritability
Social Media’s Anger Problem
Most people are quick to admit that they rarely spend time on social media without something ruffling their feathers, and this should be expected. Research shows that posts that cause anger are more likely to be shared, liked, or commented on than any other kind of post. This is why, as Psychology Today reports, “Users with more radical … Continue reading Social Media’s Anger Problem
What Does it Mean to Be Meek? [Beatitudes]
Meekness is one of those qualities we understand, but it can be difficult to articulate. So what does it mean to be meek? In general usage, we relate it to being humble, patient, gentle, and kind, but as with all of the beatitudes, there is a spiritual element that we must not miss or we could go astray.