Humility…

DWENNIMMEN
“ram’s horns”
Symbol of humility together with strength

The ram will fight fiercely against an adversary, but it also submits humbly to slaughter, emphasizing that even the strong need to be humble

Twelve Ways To Be Humble – Part 2

Purposely Associate With People Of Lower State Than You (Luke 7:36-39)
Jesus was derided by the Pharisees for socialising with the poor and those of lowly state. Our culture is very status conscious and people naturally want to socialise upward. Resist the temptation of being partial to those with status or wealth.

Choose To Serve Others (Philippians 1:1-2, Corinthians 4:5, Matthew 23:11) 
When we serve others, we are serving God’s purposes in their lives. Doing so reduces our focus on ourselves and builds the Kingdom of God instead of the Kingdom of self. When serving another costs us nothing, we should question whether or not it is really servanthood.

Be Quick To Forgive (Matthew 18:21-35)
Forgiveness is possibly one of the greatest acts of humility we can do. To forgive is to acknowledge a wrong that has been done to us and also to further release our right of repayment for the wrong. Forgiveness is denial of self. Forgiveness is not insisting on our way and our justice.

Cultivate A Grateful Heart (1 Thessalonians 5:18)
The  more we develop an attitude of gratitude for the gift of salvation and the life He has given us, the more true our perspective of self. A grateful heart is a humble heart.

Purpose To Speak Well Of Others (Ephesians 4:31-32)
Saying negative things about others puts them ‘one down’ and us ‘one up’… a form of pride. Speaking well of others edifies them and builds them up instead of us. Make sure, however, that what you say is not intended as flattery.

Treat Pride As A Condition That Always Necessities Embracing The Cross (Luke 9:23)
It is our nature to be proud and it is God’s nature in us that brings humility. Committing to a lifestyle of daily dying to self and living through Him is the foundation for true humility.

I hope these ways have enlightened you. Sometimes we have to come besides ourselves to really understand and develop ourselves, someone once shared this WISDOM with me, and I am happy you be sharing it with you.

Stay Blessed

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