Pride

“Because of Christ, humility is joyfully given.” – Giona Melo

OPEN EYES MISSION

2015-11-17 11.35.34A Poem by Giona Melo*

Pride is a thing that can clog love from our heart.
Pride is a thing that can keep us apart.
Pride is a thing that can hinder our soul.
Pride is a thing that can crush us all-in-all.

The only thing I want you to know,
What the Bible said so,
“One’s pride will bring him low,
But he who is lowly in spirit
Will obtain honor.” Proverbs 29:23 (ESV)

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 2.20.38 PMI know that didn’t rhyme.
I just don’t have such time.
I just want you to know how to listen,
Because of Christ, humility is joyfully given.

* Giona is the unica hija (only daughter) of Open Eyes Mission founder and president Glem Melo. She is 11.

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We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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