Unmasking the Domestic Abuser in the Church

Tag: pride

The Destructiveness of Selfish Ambition

Gal 5:25-26 If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. (26) Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another. RASNs (Revilers, Abusers, Sociopaths, Narcissists) are driven by what the Apostle Paul calls, in the old term, "vain glory." Pride. Selfish…

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No, Mr. RASN, You Aren’t God

Isa 14:13-14 You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north; (14) I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I…

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A Beautiful New Scripture Poster

Our friends and faithful CRC members (the Austins) have their own business at graphicspaces.com They have been a huge encouragement to us these past years and several times they have designed Scripture posters for us which we display in the church building and at home. Recently I asked if they…

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Perhaps the First RASN? – Cain

1Jn 3:12 We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous.Gen 4:3-5 In the course of time Cain brought to the LORD an offering of the fruit…

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Humility is a Mark of the Spirit – the Wicked are ‘Puffed Up’

Hab 2:4 “Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith.1Co 4:6 I have applied all these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, brothers, that you may learn by us not to go beyond what is written,…

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Arrogance is the Friend of Evil

Isaiah 13:11 ESV  I will punish the world for its evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; I will put an end to the pomp of the arrogant, and lay low the pompous pride of the ruthless. Repeatedly the Bible connects arrogance, haughtiness, and pride with the wicked. Evil has…

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