Message ~ "You're blessed when you are at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and His rule."
Proverbs 11:2 ~ "Pride leads to disgrace, but with HUMILITY comes wisdom."
Proverbs 15:33 ~ "Fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; HUMILITY precedes honor."
Proverbs 18:12 ~ "Haughtiness goes before destruction; HUMILITY precedes honor."
Proverbs 22:4 ~ "True HUMILITY and fear of the Lord lead to riches, honor, and long life."
Proverbs 29:23 ~ "Pride ends in humiliation, while HUMILITY brings honor."
Philippians 2:6-8 ~ " Though he was God, ... He gave up His divine privileges; He took the HUMBLE position of a slave... He HUMBLED himself in obedience to God and died a criminal's death on a cross." [See Matthew 20:26 ~ "Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, 27and whoever wants to be first among you must become your slave. 28For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give His life as a ransom for many."]
Colossians 3:12 ~ "Since God chose you to be the holy people He loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, HUMILITY, gentleness, and patience."
Titus 3:2 ~ "They must not slander anyone and must avoid quarreling. Instead, they should be gentle and show true HUMILITY to everyone."
James 3:13 ~ "If you are wise and understand God's ways, prove it by living an honorable life, doing good works with the HUMILITY that comes from wisdom."
1 Peter 5:5 ~ "In the same way, you younger men must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you, serve each other in HUMILITY, for "God opposes the proud but favors the HUMBLE. 6So HUMBLE yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time He will lift you up in honor."
QUOTABLE QUOTES ABOUT THE NATURE OF TRUE HUMILITY
"HUMILITY is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less." Rick Warren PDL - 148
"True HUMILITY is not to think low of oneself, but to think rightly, truthfully of oneself."
We can be of little use to God until we discover the truth that God did not intend for us to be a great person.
"It is possible to be too big for God to use you, but never too small for God to use you."
HUMILITY is like the ear of corn on the stalk or the cluster of grapes on the vine, the fullest and best fruits bend lowest to the earth.
The R. L. Polk & Company researchers have uncovered an interesting fact. "Second street is the first street in America." Park street is second. Third street is Third, Fourth is fourth, Fifth is fifth, Main is sixth, and First is seventh! Surprised? I was!
Pride: "It is a shame that when success turns a person's head that it does not wring his neck just a little."
A man seeking to communicate a HUMBLE image said: "I want to shun publicity, but I want people to know I shun publicity!"
"The person with true HUMILITY never has to be shown his place; HE IS ALWAYS IN IT!"
"It is easy to look down on others; to look down on ourselves is the difficulty." (Peterborough)
"They that know GOD will be HUMBLE; They that know themselves cannot be PROUD."
Ben Franklin said: "After crosses and losses men grow humbler and wiser."
What is the difference between a stumbling block and a stepping stone? The stumbling block rises up haughtily to be seen of men. The stepping stone sinks down humbly to be of service to men.
HUMILITY is invisible to those who possess it.
HUMILITY is when the servant-motivation eclipses the profit-motivation!
HUMILITY is living simply, that others may simply live.
"CONGRATULATIONS to those who are honest and open about their SPIRITUAL BANKRUPTCY, God wants them in His heaven!"