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ISAIAH 66 : 1-2

This is what Jehovah has said:

“The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool.

Where, then, is the house that YOU people can build for me,

and where, then, is the place as a resting-place for me?”

“Now all these things my own hand has made,

so that all these came to be,” is the utterance of Jehovah.

“To this one, then, I shall look, to the one afflicted and

contrite in spirit and trembling at my word.”

Humility is the key to oneness with God.

Consequently, it is also the key to oneness with our brethren.

God’s way of achieving oneness is for each person to be so

attuned to God that he is motivated to do everything possible

to ensure that the relationship (with God or fellow man) is not

only unbroken, but constantly becoming ever closer.

We should do this because we are striving to become like Him,

and that is how He is.

Each person is responsible

for cleaning up his character and

humbling himself before God.

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Each is not responsible for judging his brother so critically it

drives a wedge between them and separates them.

Such a person does not even see his own sin! In such a case,

he could not be in God’s Kingdom because that manner of thinking

would continue right on into it, and God will not allow it there.

*John W. Ritenbaugh*

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WHY IS “HUMILITY” AN INGREDIENT IN WISDOM?

  
 

Humility generates truth and objectivity.


Humility is freedom. Your personality expresses

itself in an organic, internally generated, and

more real way.


Humility is pleasure. Arrogance is pain.


Humility enables you to embrace others.


Humility deepens your relationship with God.


Until you know what you are willing to die for,

you have not yet begun to live.


 
 


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*** The Battle Within ***

Two Wolves


An old Cherokee describes an experience going on inside himself….

“It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves.


One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity,
guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.

menacing-and-evil-wolf

evil and menacing


The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness,
benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith.

gentle-and-good-wolf

good and gentle

This same fight is going on inside you – and inside every other person, too.”

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather:
“Which wolf will win?”

The old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”

*Author Unknown*



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