Humbled: Welcoming the Uncomfortable Work of God
David Mathis (Author)
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DescriptionHow do I humble myself? Humility, according to the Bible, is not something we can just up and do. Both the negative and positive examples of Scripture--from Pharaoh to Rehoboam, from Josiah to Ahab, from Hezekiah to Manasseh, and even to Christ himself--teach us that humility first comes from the hand of God. He initiates the humbling of his creatures. And once he has, the question confronts us: Will you receive it? Will you humble yourself in response to his humbling hand, or will you kick against him? This concise, accessible study of Scripture's humble-self language uncovers two surprising lessons about the pursuit of humility in the Christian--both what we cannot do and also what steps we can take.
September 14, 2021
5.0 X 6.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.17 pounds
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About the Author
David Mathis is executive editor of desiringGod.org, pastor at Cities Church, and adjunct professor for Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines. His articles and messages are available online at desiringGod.org/mathis. David is married to Megan and is the father of four children.