God Loves Humility

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2014-06-08 182549God loves humility!  The Jesus who said, “I am gentle and humble in heart,” loves those who are gentle and humble in heart. And Paul reminds us in Romans 12:3, “Don’t cherish exaggerated ideas of yourself or your importance, but try to have a sane estimate of your capabilities by the light of faith that God has given to you.”

Humility isn’t the same as low self-esteem. Being humble doesn’t mean you think you have nothing to offer; it means you know exactly what you have to offer and no more.

An elementary–age boy came home from the tryouts for the school play. “Mommy, Mommy,” he announced, “I got a part.  I’ve been chosen to sit in the audience and clap and cheer.”

When you have a chance to clap and cheer, do you take it? If you do—then your head is starting to fit your hat size!

From Traveling Light

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