Humility > PRIDE

A mistake that makes you humble and appreciative is far better than any achievement that makes you conceited and arrogant! Proverbs 16:18 of the MSG paraphrase says, “First pride, then the crash— the bigger the ego, the harder the fall.” Additionally, the gospel of Matthew 23:12 informed us that, “Whosoever shall exalt himself shall be demoted; and he that shall humble himself shall be promoted.” Jesus, the Son of God could have chosen the latter but He didn’t. He is the ultimate example of humility. In fact, He championed it!! He did not value His own self-importance or honor, but freely gave it up in every situation so that God’s will could be carried out and God could be glorified through His life.

If we are of this same humble mindset, forsaking our own reputation and honor in order to be obedient to God’s word and will, we will be able to make unbelievable progress in our Christian lives and experience the limitless benefits of God’s favor!

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#4GIVEN ministries is a devotional blog written to empower, encourage, and equip believers and unbelievers. We sincerely hope and pray that every reader and fellow blogger walks always with inspiration in their hearts and a fire in their belly after they read one of our inspiring devotionals. The mission is to make Christ known and to remind believers and unbelievers they are never too far gone for God to heal, deliver, and set free!
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