Tag Archives: Pride

Blessings and Boasting – the place of pride

[Updated from the archives.] Anne Bogel at Modern Mrs. Darcy sat for an interview once and was asked: What are you proud of? The question stumped her: There are so many ways to blow a question like that. There are … Continue reading

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How to Know When It’s Time to Be Humble

All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” (1 Peter 5:5.) Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not … Continue reading

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John Piper’s “Proud Canvas” – a misunderstanding of the artistry of God

Your life in Christ is not a life of rags that God uses to get some dirty work done, and then later he’ll clean you up a bit. No, your life in Christ is as a new creation made perfect … Continue reading

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When Self-Deprecation Becomes A Matter Of Pride

[From the archives.] *** Christians have perfected the over-spiritualizing of self-deprecation. You see it in ministry all the time. Someone tries to pay a sincere compliment and gets smacked down faster than a flyweight amateur at a heavyweight MMA title … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Being Prideful

Anne Bogel at Modern Mrs. Darcy sat for an interview recently and was asked: What are you proud of? The question stumped her: There are so many ways to blow a question like that. There are the obvious ways: you … Continue reading

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Few Words, Gigantic Grace

[I have a guest post at Cara Meredith’s blog be, mama. be today, part of her series on the theme “Nothing is small, in fact …”. Here is the opening. Click on over to read the rest, and to find … Continue reading

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