September 27th, 2016
Exaltation is Often Limited by Pride
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: (1 Peter 5:6 KJV)
Humble yourselves… this is not merely a suggestion.
Or one of many different avenues available for mankind to approach God.
Rather, humbling oneself is an imperative statement!
Man must humble himself before God before He can be lifted up by God!
This verse also declares: he may exalt you in due time…
It does not say that God ... Continue Reading →
Man is often his own worst enemy.
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: (Revelation 3:17 KJV)
Mankind is boastful and naturally proud, according to the darkened nature of his heart from birth. Man likes to speak out about his own ability to provide for himself. He is naturally self-reliant and resourceful, without considering all things have ... Continue Reading →
God will lift you up for His glory and honor.
And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted. (Matthew 23:12 KJV)
God’s order of exaltation is drastically different than that of this world. Many people of this world are busy lifting up themselves along with a heaping dose of pride and vain self-glory. This is certain spiritual suicide when regarded in context with God’s view of sin and the wages of ... Continue Reading →