Bible Verse Of The Day

Wednesday, August 3, 2015
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— Luke 14:11-14 —
"For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
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How can we humble ourselves? Some people think that humility means putting themselves down. Truly humble people compare themselves only with Christ, realizing their sinfulness, and understanding their limitations. On the other hand, they also recognize their gifts and strengths and are willing to use them as Christ directs. Humility is not self-degradation — it is realistic assessment and commitment to serve.

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