Humility

May 8, 2013

Last week studying Isaiah I ran across this quote by John Oswalt:

That is true humility: self-forgetfulness. It is the ability to go about the tasks God has given, secure in his love and his valuing, without wondering if others appreciate us as much as they should. It is the ability to see others being praised and not need to belittle them, either silently or aloud, in an effort to make oneself look good by comparison. To paraphrase a popular saying: “Humility is to know there is a God, and to know you are not him!”

I need more “self-forgetfulness.” To complement the above quote here is a helpful chart by Nancy Demoss highlighting the difference between proud and broken people.

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