Embracing Humility (Finale: Applying Humility)

Embracing Humility (Finale: Applying Humility)
Most people, especially Christians, know that humility is important. Humility is good. Pride is bad. This much is usually very clear.
However, the motivation to be humble does not necessarily propel proper execution. Basically, what does a humble Christian look like these days?  

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Embracing Humility (Part 3: Refusing Blindness)

Embracing Humility (Part 3: Refusing Blindness)
Once, I actually almost lost my life to a blind spot. I was in the passenger seat of a car, and the driver forgot to check behind her before crossing a lane. Long story short, the car was destroyed, and we were almost destroyed along with it.
Pride is a blind spot to the soul.
It doesn’t just hurt you. Instead, it destroys you.
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Embracing Humility (Part 2: Trusting in His Goodness)

Embracing Humility (Part 2: Trusting in His Goodness)
Humility is good for us, but it is painful to embrace it.  
It’s not easy to show respect to those that don’t show you any. It can be frustrating to be overlooked when you are just as good as others. When you are faced with racism and sexism… when your sacrifices are unappreciated… when you are misunderstood despite your best intentions… when the undeserving get the credit that should be going to you… when your services are demanded rather than asked for… shall we go on? Continue reading “Embracing Humility (Part 2: Trusting in His Goodness)”

Embracing Humility (Part 1: Redefining Small)

Embracing Humility (Part 1: Redefining Small)
For the first full week of the new year, our church community dedicated each day to prayer. Every night, after a long day, young adults, parents, and college students gathered to give God the sacrifice of praise and intercession. On some of the more convenient days of the week, our sanctuary was filled with eager participants. However, as the week progressed, the attendance slimmed down, especially on the day with bad weather.

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