Articles Tagged 'Selfishness'

ToGather: Here, Near, and Far

The Lord is calling us to be his presence in the broken world.

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Daily Altar of Grace

God isn't going to accept anything we offer him — our hearts, our Sunday worship, our offerings, our praise, our hopes, our private prayers, our dreams — if we knowingly remain at odds with a brother or sister in Christ.

Phil Ware takes the two love commands of Jesus, the Greatest Commands, and applies them to all of life for a follower of the Lord.

Teach Us to Pray 09: Recalibrating Need

Our prayers often treat God as if he is the free Amazon delivery service for our every whim and want.

Phil Ware with Andy Johnson remind us that our prayer is for the bread we need today, not the extravagance we want for ourselves.

Destructive Selfies

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When we only think about ourselves and our projects, we run the risk of trampling others and shattering the faith of those around us.

Purpose

Jesus refused the route of popularity and chose to live for God's purpose.

This post continues Phil Ware's look at the man with leprosy in Mark 1:35-45 and Jesus' loving interaction with the man after he had committed to live out the Father's purpose in his life.

It's All the Rage

Can you let go of your brick or do you still want to throw it?

Rubel Shelly deals with the growing problem of rage in our world today and examines ways to let go of it.

Selling Your Soul

So what are you really worth?

Patrick Odum reflects on several folks who have auctioned off huge portions of their lives and property on eBay and challenges us to ask if we have done the same thing with our stuff.

It's Not About Me

Become all things to all men...

We must never be willing to sacrifice the things we believe in to gain popularity, but we must find a way to become all things to all men, so that we may by all means save some.

The Jesus Vibe: Daily Altar of Grace

Can't I just keep a little of my life protected from this?

Phil Ware takes the two love commands of Jesus, the Greatest Commands, and applies them to all of life for a follower of the Lord.

A Selfish Christian?

Isn't this an oxymoron?

Mike Barres reminds us that God wants to bless us and he also wants to conform us to Jesus: so let's not use our Christianity for selfish motives.

The Real Reason

Let's cut through the fluff and deal with the real issue here!

Selfishness is what really lies behind all of marriage problems and the devil wants to use selfish people and marriage problems to render the church ineffective.

Removing the Selfish Part of Me

Why do we keep hanging on to what destroys us?

Selfishness destroys families while self-examination helps us improve ourselves and bless our families.

What's in It for Me?

Should we even ask this question?

Some folks are takers, getting everything they can out of life and sucking it dry or leeches who suck the life out of everyone around them who have it.

Do Something for Someone Else

What are you doing for someone else these days?

Jesus thought about others and helped them all the time and so must we.

In Search of a Happy Heart

Why do we take ourselves so seriously?

We take ourselves way too seriously and end up adding unnecessary stress to our lives.