Isaiah 63:16-17,19,64:2-7; Psalm 80:2-3,15-16,18-19; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Mark 13:33-37
A well-known political leader was at home reading the newspaper one evening when he turned to his wife and said, “Honey, do you know how many truly great men there are in the world today?” Immediately, she replied, “No, I don’t, but I DO know there is at least one less than you think there is.” Of course, many of us have this problem.
Self-centeredness is the misguided notion that you can be truly great on your own.
Self-centeredness is the misguided notion that you are the final authority on where your duties and responsibilities to your brothers and sisters lie.
Self-centeredness is the misguided notion that your happiness is unrelated to the happiness of others.
“God is faithful,” Paul writes (1 Cor.1:9). God loves us with a love that goes beyond human understanding. This means that each of us is worth more in God’s eyes than we can begin to imagine. This means that each of us has the potential of…