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1Pe 5.6 +

1Pe 5.6

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God

that he may exalt you in due time”



3 of 47 “…Give ear; be not PROUD: for the LORD hath spoken”(Jer 13.15)

Job 38.11 And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy PROUD waves be stayed?


“God’s Word declares that a righteous person is like a tree. A tree lives in two realms of nature;

it lives in the earth & it lives above the earth.”

– T M Anderson



Some men have lived in great wealth;

Others have known the empty shelf,

Their lives seemed miles and miles apart.

But death came to the mighty rich,

Likewise death the poor did ditch.

They are sooo alike with an un-pumping heart.

– eab, 9/22/09


Too many have forgotten (or never knew) how to act in God’s house. We should come on the grounds with a degree of subdued-ness. We ought to be quiet in the vestibule/foyer. When entering the sanctuary may a sense of awe grip us – this IS a building set aside to worship the Maker of Heaven & earth. If you speak to a human, let it be in a whisper, or better just smile & nod. Kneel at your pew or if seated, bow your head inviting God to meet with you & your fellow worshippers. Only be noisy as the Spirit moves & then decently & in order. Worship & adore God & leave with a sense of vibrancy & renewal. – 9/22/19


“The things we say in prayer are powerless & meaningless

unless we have Christ’s authority to say them.”

– T M Anderson /Prayer Availeth Much/


In nearly 30 yrs as student, teacher, administrator in Christian schools & a little more as a minister I’ve see at camps, campuses, conferences, & houses of worship, men who’re probably “selling for more than they’re worth.” (Not happy to say this, but it’s a fact.) But I also am in danger of selling for more than I’m worth. It won’t hurt me to be under-esteemed. But to be over-esteemed could be dangerous. – 9/21/19


Act 20.7

“…Upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread,

Paul preached unto them…”


“God does not begin any project

God does not complete.”

– Larry Grile, IHC sermon, 2006


The Lord’s Day is not the time to wash your dirty car. Nor the time to mow growing grass. It’s not the time to check-out a new fishing hole or plug a few squirrels. Nor the time to do 18 holes. The Lord’s Day is – as it says – His Day. He gave you 6 days last week for your chores or pleasure. Lord willing, He’ll give you 6 this week. AND – – – if you don’t live out the next 6, you’ll be happier meeting (these won’t save you but) Him, if you honored His day. – 9/22/19


“In eternity God will be continually revealing more of Himself.”

– Larry Grile, IHC sermon, 2006

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1Pe 5.6 +

1Pe 5.6

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God,

that he may exalt you in due time:”



1 of 47 “…Give ear; be not PROUD: for the LORD hath spoken”(Jer 13.15)

Job 9.13 If God will not withdraw his anger, the PROUD helpers do stoop under him.


“The shortest route to a backslider’s grave

is to fail to be godlike & forgive.”

– T M Anderson



To study prophecy is right,

Learn what will help you see the light,

Discern the figures that are dark,

Decide whose “bite” is worse than “bark,”

As the world’s day slopes into night. – eab,  Sep. 2007


God is the greatest Author. Period. You really ought to read His Book – – – all – the – way – through. Set aside a part of a day to read one of the 66 Books inside His great Book. It may surprise you how few minutes or quarter hours it takes to read one Book at-a-sitting. Make sure you read the Unabridged Edition. – 8/29/19


“…Blessed to discover a people…who do not want to be entertained with cheap programs

& silly plays in the church; a people hungry for the bread of life…”

– T M Anderson


You posted a meme that had a 4-letter word in it.

Did you see that? Would you have said that to me in person?

Why post such? Make your own meme AND never share another bad word on social media. OK? – 9/18/19


Tit 2.2

“That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate,

sound in faith, in charity, in patience.


“…Reason preachers are losing their message & folks are losing their testimony is a lack of the glory of God.” – Glenn Griffith


Some people are so hard on Trump. (I’m not sure I know why all the wrath.) If you name the name of Jesus ask Him to you get over some of your disagreement, ask for patience with the rest, & pray for Mr. Trump.

Other people are “over the top” with Trump. (I’m not sure that I know why all the gush.) If you name the name of Christ ask Him to get you get over this “love affair.” He’s not drained the swamp & the budget’s never been worse (as I understand). Both Sides: Listen to the Apostle Paul; be “temperate” (Tit 1.8, 2.2). – 9/18/19


“If you are one in Him,

you are one with each other.”

– Glenn Griffith

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1Pe 5.6 +

1Pe 5.6

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God,

that he may exalt you in due time:”


39 of 46 “…Pride & arrogancy…do I hate”(Pro 8.13).

Zep 2.10 This shall they have for their PRIDE, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of hosts.


“…an old-fashioned case of repentance will stop your fighting holiness

& stop your quarreling, & make you upright.”

– Bona Fleming



They sang the hymns of Wesley & Watts,

Listened to the preacher’s prayers & thoughts

And slipped outside in reverence & in fear;

Knowing the Almighty had been very near. – eab, 8/22/19


“Legalist – a carnal man trying to do right.”

– Paul W Finch


You don’t want a pastor who’s a “good man.” If he’s just a “good man” he won’t know what to do when the Holy Spirit deigns to move in the meeting. Only a holy man (or one seeking holiness) will have the wisdom to step back, as it were & let the sweet Holy Ghost move on Sis So-n-So or bless Bro What-his-name. “Good men” want to be in charge of “the service” – holy men want the Spirit to be in charge. – 8/22/19


1Co 16.3

“And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters,

them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.”


“Charles Parman & [Wm] Syemour the founders of the Tongues Movement in the U.S.

both accused each other of receiving the gift of tongues from the devil.”

– A L Vess


CHM? No. LONG POST Some clique used the label “CHM” – initials for (in their mind) Conservative Holiness Movement – is it accurate? “H” stands for Holiness. This is the most accurate of the three initials. Thank God for the Biblical teaching & experience of full salvation, perfect love, sanctification – a heart made pure.

CHM? No. “M” Movement. Merriam-Webster Dictionary “movement 2a: tendency, trend… 2b:…an organized effort to promote or attain an end.” This was once accuurate when many people came out of other groups (or were saved “out of the raw”) & established holiness churches, camps, & conventions across the world.

CHM? No. “Conservative” is NOT accurate. “Conservative” is a political word with no Biblical roots. But its opposite, in affairs of state, is “liberal” which (interestingly) is not only Biblical; it is desirable.

What’s probably the most disturbing about glibly saying CHM is: 1.) It’s a label – labels by-n-large are by outsiders & aren’t friendly. 2.) If one accepts “CHM” as intended (I don’t) it allows for a group to be seen as holiness, a group using holiness words but whose lives are no aligned with Biblical purity or practice. -8/22/19


“Bees don’t fight honey –

Christians don’t fight holiness.”

– Geo B Vernon II

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