3 Bible Tips: Humility
1. God resists the proud but blesses the humble.
"Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for ‘God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.' Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you" (1 Peter 5:5-7; Peter quoted from Proverbs 3:34).
2. We should esteem others highly and look out for their interests.
"Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others" (Philippians 2:3-4; verses 5-8 show Christ's example).
3. Christ said those who humble themselves will be honored.
"Whoever exalts himself [with haughtiness and empty pride] shall be humbled (brought low), and whoever humbles himself [whoever has a modest opinion of himself and behaves accordingly] shall be raised to honor" (Matthew 23:12, Amplified Bible).
For more about how to grow in humility, see "Cultivate the Spiritual Fruit of Humility."
What Bible tips would you add?
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