Thinking Less of Yourself…..

We all know what it feels like to take a loss ( aka “L”) in life and if you’re anything like me you’ve experienced in some shape, form, or fashion hatred, racial profiling, segregation, humiliation, degradation, discrimination, and opposition. However, when I stopped comparing my ‘L’s’ to other people and started comparing my struggle (s) to the struggles that Jesus endured, I quickly learned the power of true humility. Philippians 2:8 of the MSB paraphrase says, “Having become human, he stayed human. It was an incredibly humbling process. He didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life [despite all that He endured] and then died a selfless, obedient death – and the worst kind of death at that: a crucifixion.” Humility requires vision, strength, and maturity. It’s one of the most difficult beatitudes to being into submission. But, the reward far exceeds the painstaking process in harvesting it’s fruits.

James 4:10 says, “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.” Humility is obedience and obedience is better than sacrifice!

About Noel Pinnock and Lowell Pinnock

Noel Pinnock is a published author and recognized expert with over 25 years of experience in transforming under performing companies into positions of prosperity and optimum value. He specializes in strategic, operational, and tactical services. As a nationally certified public manager, he has been responsible for overseeing many large-scale organizational transformations. We are #4given, saved by the blood of Christ.
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