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My Favorite Passages - Humbling Ourselves

My Favorite Passages - Humbling Ourselves

SESSION 7 AUGUST 2,2015 1 PETER 5:1-10 HUMBLING OURSELVES:THE KEY TO FAVOR AND PROMOTIONFalse ideas of humility: humiliation; degradation; condemnation True humility: admitting our desperate dependence on Him, submitting our agenda to His to obey and serve rather than striving to be recognized, given credit and honored. (It is legitimate to desire recognition and honor. It is not legitimate to strive and seek it!) 1 Peter 5:1-7 Elders/Shepherds (1 Peter 5:1-3) Appointed (Acts 14:23; Titus 1:5) Servants Examples .... How you conduct your life, relationships, business, participate in worship, support, endure hardship and personal pain The Reward (1 Peter 5:4) Mutual submission (1 Peter 5:5a) God’s Attitude Toward Pride (1 Peter 5:5b) See Isaiah 14:12-15; Luke 18:14)
Humbling Ourselves is No Fun!!! But it is Mighty! Prepares us for promotion! He exalts in His timing and in His ways! Removes the trap of strife (See James 3:16) Cleanses the inner ma