Tag: arrogance

The Peril of Science and Technology

Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up (1 Corinthians 8:1). Our society tells itself a comforting story of progress: people consider the many scientific and technological advancements over the past three hundred years and tendContinue reading

Keep Silent Before YHWH

Habakkuk stood at his watch and waited for an answer from YHWH. The answer would come, and it would resonate for generations. The prophet Habakkuk looked upon a sinful Judah and wondered if God wouldContinue reading

The Tower of Babel

And they said, “Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face ofContinue reading

Narcissism

The ancient Greeks told the story of Narcissus, a young man quite proud of himself and of his appearance, who had little care and love for those who loved him. One day he saw hisContinue reading

Sophomoric Faith

The word “sophomore” tends to bring high school to mind, since the 10th grade is often described as one’s sophomore year. A “sophomore” is one who has acquired some skill; one understanding of the word’sContinue reading

Humility and Grace

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the Scripture saith, “God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble” (James 4:6). One of the constant challenges that we face as followers of Jesus Christ isContinue reading