Tag Archives: Humility

We are unworthy servants

Jesus snaps the rhetorical trap by shifting to the perspective of the servant and what it means to be His servant. This is the attitude of the true followers of Jesus. Continue reading

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God gives grace to the humble

If you know someone who has a habit of pointing out the sins of others… Continue reading

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Humility is not an emotion

The person who frequently feels humble is probably not very humble.

People often misread humility by associating it with quiet, less outgoing or passive personalities.

Humility is self-confidence that runs far deeper than the tenuous self-confidence of the person who believes in himself because others look up to him.

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A question that could change your life

Is it possible that most of us try to present others with a view of ourselves that is far more flattering than the one God sees? Continue reading

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Is it wrong to be proud?

Isn’t it a good thing to take pride in your work or in some achievement of excellence? Should we encourage our children to be proud of themselves? Continue reading

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People who want to feel important

“Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm, but the harm does not interest them … or they do not see it, or they … Continue reading

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Answer the call with caution

Consider the balance between answering the call to live out our identity and shifting our motivation in doing it. Continue reading

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