Boasting

Limits of Paul’s Authority - II Corinthians 10:13 – 10:18 (commentary)

Paul poses three questions that we may ask ourselves as we seek to measure our ministries:Am I where God wants me to be? (vv. 13- 14) - God is not going to measure us by the gifts and opportunities that he gave to D.L. Moody or Jack Wyrtzen but by our own work. Paul was assigned t …

Boasting as a Fool - II Corinthians 11:16 – 11:21 (commentary)

Talking about one’s own accomplishments can be an awkward experience. Some people had raised question about Paul’s apostleship. Because of this, what Paul is about to do in this passage is contrary to his character. He never had any problem boasting about Christ and telling of Hi …

Don’t Brag About Tomorrow - Proverbs 27:1 – 27:9 (commentary)

It is a big mistake to boast about what you will do tomorrow because there is really no way of knowing for sure what will happen (v. 1). This is especially true when it comes to putting off being saved. The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Not only should a person refr …