Posts Tagged 'strife'

A Servant’s Heart

September 30th, 2017

A Servant’s Heart

Philippians 2:3-4 (KJB)   Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.  4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

A servant’s heart and mind is far removed from focusing on their own desires and needs and honed into the will of God and serving Him through the lives of others.  This means a servant chooses ...

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Discrimination Is Nothing New

“Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.” (John 4:9 KJV)

The Jews and the Samaritans were living in opposition and hatred towards each other.  This tension was a mix of religious, social, and territorial anger and disdain for one another.  This contempt and social shunning escalated into what would be considered ...

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