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Servants #8—Praised by Servants

Whoever serves, let him do so by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. 1 Peter 4:11 Gracious God, over a billion people around the world, millions across the nation, thousands in our states, and … Continue reading

Civility #3—Despicable Me

Why do you despise your brother or sister? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God. …  All of us will give an account of ourselves to God. Romans 14:10–12 The waitress asked Descartes if he’d like another cup of coffee. He said, “I think not.” Then he disappeared. Our self-perception colors … Continue reading

Humility #8—Humility’s Praise

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven consists of these. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:3–6 O Lord, it was not … Continue reading

Humility #7—Tested Humility

He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, … that he might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the Eternal … that he might test you, to do good for … Continue reading

Humility #6—Renewing Humility

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves and pray, and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 Physical health begins with humility. So does spiritual health. Before a doctor will work with … Continue reading

Humility #5—Freeing Humility

With meekness correct those who oppose the truth, so perhaps God may grant them repentance, which will lead to the knowledge of the truth, so they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will. 2 Timothy 2:25–26 Correction is for the … Continue reading

Humility #4—Humble Graciousness

Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety upon him, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:5–7 Fear and arrogance … Continue reading

Humility #3—Revived Humility

Thus says the high and exalted One, who lives forever, whose name is holy, “I dwell on a high and holy place, and also with the contrite and lowly of spirit, in order to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite. For I will not contend forever, … … Continue reading

Humility #2—Exalting Humility

Jesus humbled himself in that he became obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God highly exalted him, and bestowed on him the name which is above every name. Philippians 2:8–9 Humility is so difficult to motivate that God promises extravagant benefits to us if we will manifest that frame … Continue reading

Humility #1—Restful Humility

It makes sense, doesn’t it, that finite human beings should be humble. The Bible indicates this and is full of examples of people who were and who weren’t. Humility is absolutely necessary to being a disciple of Jesus, because it takes humility to trust God as he did and to obey God as he did. … Continue reading