Tag Archives: humility

Camels

Genesis 37:23-28 “So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe—the richly ornamented robe he was wearing—and they took him and threw him into the cistern…As they sat down to eat their meal they looked up … Continue reading

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Cheek

Lamentations 3:30-33 “Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace.  For men are not cast off by the Lord forever.  Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great … Continue reading

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Wheat

Judges 6:3-4, 6, 11-13a “Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.  They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living … Continue reading

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Boast

Ezra 8:21-23 “There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions.  I was ashamed to ask the … Continue reading

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Recognized

Daniel 5:1, 5-6, 10-12 “King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for a thousand of his nobles and drank wine with them…Suddenly the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the wall…His face turned pale and … Continue reading

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Forty

Deuteronomy 8:2 “Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would … Continue reading

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Cradles

Exodus 2:2b-4 “When she saw that [Moses] was a fine child, she hid him for three months.  But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch.  Then … Continue reading

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