(John 1:1-3 NIV) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
(John 1:14 NIV) The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
(Matthew 5:5 NLT) God blesses those who are humble, | for they will inherit the whole earth.
√ Humble doesn’t say I’m weak. It says I NEED GOD. (I’m not perfect)
(Psalm 25:9 NIV) He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
(1 Peter 5:5 NLT) . . . you younger men must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you, serve each other in humility, for “God opposes the proud but favors the humble.” —> (from prov 3— twice in NT)
(Proverbs 22:4 NLT) True humility and fear of the LORD lead to riches, honor, and long life.
√ SERVE people.
(Mark 10:43-45 NLT) But among you it will be different. | Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of everyone else. | For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
(Philippians 2:3 NIV) Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. | Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,
√ Be willing to LISTEN.
(James 1:19 NLT) Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
(Mark 4:9 NLT) Then he said, “Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand.”
√ Let GOD do the LIFTING.
(2 Chronicles 7:14 NLT) Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, | I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land.
(James 4:10 NLT) Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.