Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘pride’ Category

Re-writing history? It is not just something nations or political groups do.

People re-write their own history:

making some things blacker than they were,

making some things rosier than they were.

– eab, 6/18/14

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

“To say ‘Oh I’m no saint’ is acceptable to human pride

but it is

unconscious blasphemy against God.”

– Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest

Read Full Post »

 

Fearfully, wonderfully made is true,

For the lad a-fork a burro’s back,

Who slept last night on a coffee sack,

In some poor, distant, Andes, ranch shack

It’s true for the bluest blood of you,

Aboard a yacht, who passively dine

On caviar, lobster, and old wine,

Always thinking of “me” “my” and “mine.”

Social animals of highest crust,

And dregs of men, smeared with labor’s dust,

Are all alike, all made in fearful ways,

Which ought (everyday) us to amaze.

– eab, 4/9/08

Read Full Post »

The Christians are right:

it is Pride which has been the chief cause of misery

in every nation and

every family since the world began.”

– C S Lewis, Mere Christianity

Read Full Post »

“To be proud of learning

is the greatest ignorance.”

– Jeremy Taylor

Read Full Post »

Do not try to “improve” on preaching with lights, camera, drama.

If preaching is Holy Ghost anointed it CANNOT be improved.

“…it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save…” 1Co 1.21

The Blessed, Triune God-Head can do more in a few seconds

than all the “Hollywood wannabes” can do in a life-time.

– eab, 3/22/15

Read Full Post »

 

You can try to glorify your own little name

“Prop it up” a minute (in your “moment” of fame),

Then turning, limp off life’s stage – increasingly lame.

But God’s name, anciently Past, Future, remains the same.

– eab, 3/24/09  

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »