Posts with the tag “pride”

Celebrating Others
July 1st, 2020
If you have been around me at all, one thing that you know is I love celebrating my people. I think my people are the best in the world, and I think that they deserve to be highlighted for the greatne...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Gift of Repentance
September 7th, 2019
I love cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are my favorite, and I love when they’re fresh and warm from the oven. My mom knows this too, so, growing up, whenever she took the cookies out of the oven she w...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Called to More
September 7th, 2019
My years of undergrad are marked by a desire to do right in the eyes of God, but no capability of executing those desires. I relate to what Paul writes in Romans 7:18“For I do not do the good I want...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Abiding in Humility
August 20th, 2019
Pride is believing that you can accomplish anything apart from God or to value your opinion or others above God’s. Pride has always been something that I personally struggled with over the years. I be...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
False Humility
March 6th, 2019
“Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped but emptied himself, by taking the form o...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Other Half of Humility
March 5th, 2019
"Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.”  - 1 Timothy 1:15 Been there, Paul. There is a glorious moment in...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Love | Does Not Envy or Boast
March 27th, 2018
For a lot of my life, I have struggled with envy. And I can say from experience it is one of the most life taking and relationship killing things.Growing up I always had a very specific idea of what I...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Remedy | Complacency
March 5th, 2018
Without a doubt, there have been times in all our lives when we’ve felt complacent. Times when we feel like there’s nothing to be done, when our passion simply dwindles and we aren’t sure why, when we...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 10:1-18
October 14th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is having to defend his ministry due to a number of Corinthians saying he was bold in his letters but had no authority in person. He even admits that he is timid in person. Just ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Corinthians 4:14-21
September 5th, 2017
In previous verses, Paul had made the Corinthians aware of the divisions that were taking place among them. He was reminding them of his role as a spiritual father, asking them to imitate him in order...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Corinthians 4:1-13
September 5th, 2017
To put this passage into context, Paul is referencing back to verse 5 in 1 Corinthians 3. "What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
1 Corinthians 3:1-9
August 30th, 2017
Paul wants the Corinthian church to know that they follow Jesus, not Apollos or himself. Paul did a lot of work and mission for the people in Corinth, as well did Apollos, and there was often competit...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Wednesday Night Recap - 09/21/16
September 22nd, 2016
In the first night of “The Greatest of These” series, Bob talked about the importance of love and the role of obedience in our relationship with God. One of the key takeaways of the message was that n...  Read More
by Devon McCoy