The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but man is tested by the praise he receives. Proverbs 27:21
Pride says that you’ve arrived in your place as an Apostle of Christ, conquering, convincing, trusting, right theology, right practice, worthy of judging the weak and stupid. While in sobriety all that is said is goo goo ga ga. Know your role. Know humility. Revere God, hate pride.
“Brethren, the Holy Scripture crieth to us saying: “Every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted” (Lk 14:11; 18:14). Since, therefore, it saith this, it showeth us that every exaltation is a kind of pride. The Prophet declareth that he guardeth himself against this, saying: “Lord, myContinue reading “Benedict on Humility”
These is only one way to walk closely with God while in this body, to stay low, real low.
“The plan was put into effect when the evil villain, Lucifer, enslaved the citizens of the kingdom of earth through treachery and deceit. He usurped the authority of the rightful Ruler and set up his own rival government. The good Ruler sent His most skilled servants to try to recapture the occupied territory, but withContinue reading “Battle Tactic – Humility”