Humility is not how badly you look down on yourself and esteem others but how good you look on yourself from the mirror of Christ to be able to look on others with acceptance and respect. To be humble is to come to the end of self and be totally dependent on God.
We consider the poor, the moody, and the weak among us to be humble and those whose actions are drawn from the wealth of who they are in God as prideful. Wait until the poor becomes rich and the weak have a life makeover and you be the judge.
No, the Lord has told us what is good. What he requires of us is this: to do what is just, to show constant love, and to live in humble fellowship with our God. (Micah 6:8 GNB)
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8 ESV)
The same Bible which said to not neglect the ASSEMBLY of the brethren also says to GO and make disciples at all nations. We’ve been trained and educated as “master assemblers” and out of touch with reaching the unreached. If it’s not now, when! If it’s not me, who! If it’s not here, where!
For every one that partaketh of milk is without experience of the word of righteousness; for he is a babe. But solid food is for fullgrown men, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern good and evil. (Hebrews 5:13, 14 ASV)
The Church is a full-fledged educational institution which curriculum covers every field of study which has ever been known to mankind and beyond; for the empowerment and the transformation of the mind, body, and spirit from the deepest wells of God’s word.
We take our minds to school everyday of the week for two years to earn a mere diploma and do ourselves a great disservice by leaving our minds at home whenever we go to Church for eternal transactions and negotiation with divinity
An attitude of preparedness on the part of the believer as he or she encounters the God of the Bible will literally bring thorough transformation