Tag: Heart

Bible Study, Musings, Spiritual Formation

The Heart, part 3

(Review for Men’s Ministry Series: The Heart of a Man) We’ve looked at the reality of a corrupt heart.  We’ve seen that what comes out in speech and action cannot be blamed on circumstances but is the fruit of internal motivations and desires that control our hearts.  Going along with pride, we also must deal …

Bible Study, Musings, Spiritual Formation

The Heart, part2

(Review for Men’s Ministry Series: The Heart of a Man) The famous Maslow Hierarchy of Needs, starting with “basic” or lower-level needs and moving to the higher-level needs, the hierarchy: 1.    Basic physical needs: food, clothing, shelter. 2.    Security: physical welfare and security of belongings. 3.    Social: sense of belonging, acceptance, friendship. 4.    Self-esteem: accomplishment, …

Bible Study, Musings, Spiritual Formation

The Heart, part 1

This week I started a new series with a group of men–it includes three separate but related topics all connected by the concept of “The Heart.”  And since it is a series particularly for men, The Heart of a Man. John Calvin said, “Nearly all the wisdom we possess, that is to say true and …