Category Archives: Humility

God’s Blessings on the Humble

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 and will forgive their sin and heal their land. – II … Continue reading

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Consider Our Dependence Upon God

To grow in humility, we need to renew our minds with Biblical truth and train ourselves for godliness. Nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath … Continue reading

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Consider Our Smallness Before God

Back in July, I wrote a post on growing in humility. In it, I looked at two general principles for growing in humility: renewing our minds with Biblical truth and training ourselves for godliness. My plan was to then begin … Continue reading

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Growing in Humility

Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you. … Continue reading

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The Proud Ways of Man

For you have rejected your people, the house of Jacob, because they are full of things from the east and of fortune-tellers like the Philistines, and they strike hands with the children of foreigners. Their land is filled with silver … Continue reading

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Seven Marks of Humility

In case you haven’t noticed, the focus around here lately has been humility.  I read two books on humility and spent three weeks recently preaching on the topic, so the idea is in my head (and I hope working into … Continue reading

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Humility and Absolute Truth

Today when Christians hold to the absolute truth of the Bible, they are often accused of pride. How arrogant for us to hold that our views based on the Bible are better than others!  And if the Bible was merely … Continue reading

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The Humble Are Strong

Many think of humility as weakness.  The humble are door mats that people walk all over.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  It takes great strength to be humble.  Consider Jesus.  It took great strength for Jesus to humbly … Continue reading

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Humility: The Example of Jesus

In the last post we looked at humility with others: We are all sinners, so I will not act morally superior to others. We are all valuable as God’s image-bearers, so I will not act as if I am more valuable … Continue reading

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Humility with Others

Humility with others begins with a right recognition of who God is, who I am , and who others are.  Here is a quick summary: Who God Is                       Who I Am                                         Who Others Are God/Creator                     Not God / A Creature                     … Continue reading

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