Tag Archives: pride

Septuagesimae: 3rd Sunday before Lent +

 Watchword: O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Saturday, the 31st January 2015

I taught Ephraim also to go, taking them by their arms; but they knew not that I healed them. (Hosea 11,3) If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself. (2.Timothy 2,13) Teaching a child to walk is one … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Sunday, the 19th July 2014

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. (Pro 16:18 NIV) Therefore, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. … Continue reading

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Löhe on Galatians 6:3-4

If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves. Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else. (Gal 6:3-4 NIV) Whoever doesn’t think … Continue reading

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Löhe on Galatians 5:26

Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. (Gal 5:26 NIV) If your ways are constantly questioned, your objectives misunderstood and your person put into a bad light it adds up to a rather sad and depressed life. … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 1.PETER 5:5

“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” (1Pe 5:5 NIV) There’s no way around it, brothers! Whoever wants to climb the mountain has to transverse the valley first. Whoever wants to go to Mt. Zion and to … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON 2.CORINTHIANS 12:7

To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. (2Co 12:7 NIV) The Lord God turned the apostle St. Paul into … Continue reading

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LÖHE ON PSALM 18:36

You humble me to pick me up. (Psalm 18:36) Although his father is King and he has a right to believe that he is to ascend to the throne of Israel, it remains the magnificence of Jonathan that he voluntarily … Continue reading

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