While listening to his teacher, Andy figured out that there are three kinds of pride.
Pray that your sponsored child would grow in true humility — that they would have a God-given understanding of their identity in Him.
James wrote that a holy life is gentle and reasonable, overflowing with mercy. Mercy is possible only as we have no ego — no inflated sense of our self-significance.
As Christians, if we truly love one another as Jesus says we ought, then we need to be willing to pursue loving confrontation and be willing to humbly accept correction.
The most important call upon our lives is to make disciples. Whether we are Sunday school teachers, preachers, mothers, fathers, friends or co-workers, we all have been given the same mandate from the Lord to go into the world and be witnesses of Him.
We know what we are: Sinners in need of a Savior and saints who are called to serve. Our sinfulness and saintliness are the primary reasons we need humility.
Mark Hanlon, Senior Vice President of Compassion USA, talks about the currency of humility within the economy of unity, specifically showing humility toward one another.
The son of the High Chief, knowingly or not, showed his friends an image of what Jesus Christ did for each of us when He went to the cross. He stood between them and the evil one, who wanted to hurt them.