John D. Bown (Minnesota, USA)
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Haughty eyes and a proud heart — the unplowed field of the wicked — produce sin. - Proverbs 21:4 (NIV)
One of my joys in retirement has been finding more time to read the Bible. I have been amazed by how many verses and stories pertain to humility. They have prompted me to reflect on how often my ego comes into play and manifests itself in negative ways. Pride has...
I will look for opportunities to follow the example of Jesus.
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