I think one of the greatest liberties to be found is when we admit that we are so small and tiny compared to God.
When we are humble and the kingdom advances, it is clear that only God should receive the glory!
If we are not showing deep love and devotion for Jesus continually in our lives, then do we truly understand or appreciate how much we have been forgiven?
If you ever feel like you are doing pretty good with your discipleship because you are better than your neighbor, you picked the wrong standard!
O THAT I could repent! With all my idols part, And to thy gracious eye present A humble, contrite heart; A heart with grief oppressed For having grieved my God, A troubled heart that cannot rest, Till sprinkled with thy blood.
We should not be concerned with our "rep." If we are concerned with what others think of us, it is probably our pride that could be hurt. This should not be a concern for a Christian.
We may be called to anonymous service to our Redeemer. Not many may know our name. Or if they do, they know very little about us, but ... Jesus knows us!
True Christianity is not defined as what we get from our belief. It is what our belief gives to others and promotes the glory of God!
Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him. He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.John 3:28-29 Consider here … Continue reading Are You Humble?
Arrogance and pride have no place in the discussion of the word of God. If a person feels they are smarter than someone else that may be true. But, how did they gain this knowledge? And, is their knowledge truthful information?