Category Archives: Humility Quotes

Humility

The fruit of the Spirit is fundamentally relational. Rather than originating with us, it flows to us from our union with Christ, and it flows beyond us to bring us into fellowship with others. The secret of this flow – … Continue reading

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What Our Pride Deserves

The Bible teaches that God humbles those who exalt themselves. Jesus received the humbling that our constant and unremitting self-exaltation merits. What does it deserve? Crucifixion! In other words, our self-exaltation is so heinous in God’s sight that it must … Continue reading

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The Indispensable Virtue

Why is humility the indispensable virtue? You can’t get close to God without it. You can’t love God or man without it. You can’t obey without it. You can’t become anything that God wants you to be without it. – … Continue reading

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The Crucial Virtue

Humility is the crucial virtue. Without it, the Christian will not be fruitful. Humility is the fertilizer that nourishes our souls and makes us fruitful. Without it, we will lack zeal, be unable to mourn sin, and have little compassion … Continue reading

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Feed People, Not Your Pride

It’s okay to be busy at times. You can’t love and serve others without giving of your time. So work hard; work long; work often. Just remember it’s not supposed to be about you. Feed people, not your pride. – … Continue reading

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All About Christ Or Me?

One of the biggest threats to incarnational living is pride.  Instead of manifesting Christ’s presence, we want to showcase our own presence; instead of dispensing Christ’s wisdom, we want to spotlight our own insights; instead of speaking Christ’s truth, we … Continue reading

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Pride and Honor

How often do we expect to be treated in a certain way because of our position, our age, or our knowledge?  How we respond when we are not given the honor that we expect is a good indication of how … Continue reading

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Pride and Worry

I have to remember that whenever I feel buried under care, the real issue is pride and my self-sufficiency.  I must deliberately and specifically cast my cares upon Him and thereby humble myself.   Don’t be mistaken.  God hasn’t gone anywhere.  … Continue reading

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Pride and Grumbling

Those who grumble and complain about the circumstances of their lives are manifesting a spirit of pride.  A person who complains about his circumstances does so because he thinks he deserves better.  A humble person, on the other hand, willingly … Continue reading

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Definitions of Pride

Pride is when sinful human beings aspire to the status and position of God and refuse to acknowledge their dependence upon him. – C. J. Mahaney in Humility Pride consists in attributing to ourselves and demanding for ourselves the honor, … Continue reading

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