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  • Humility

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Nov 9, 2018
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    William Carey, often referred to as the father of the modern missionary movement. He was a brilliant man but came from a very humble beginning. In his early manhood, he worked as a cobbler, a shoe repairman. At a dinner party one evening a man said to Carey, “I understand, Mister Carey that you ...read more

  • Wikipedia Adds This ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 15, 2008
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    Wikipedia adds this insight: "Humility, or being humble, is the defining characteristic of an unpretentious and modest person, someone who does not think that he or she is better or more important than others. The opposite of humility is pride. The term "humility" is derived from the Latin word ...read more

  • Humility

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,208 views

    “None are as empty as those who are full of themselves.” - Benjamin Whichcote Have you ever met a prideful, arrogant person? Prideful people are always telling you about themselves, their accomplishments, and how smart and wonderful they are. Then they look at you to continue the conversation ...read more

  • Legendary Baseball Player Jackie Robinson's ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 30, 2009
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    Legendary Baseball Player Jackie Robinson’s Humble Act of Kindness to a Boy As a 7-year-old, Richard Bernstein admired Jackie Robinson’s athletic ability and courage as the first African-American man to play Major League baseball in the modern era. A few years later, while working at a small-town ...read more

  • Try Doing This Sometime. Take An Empty 2-Liter ...  PRO

    Contributed by Peter Schmidt on Nov 13, 2003
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    Try doing this sometime. Take an empty 2-Liter bottle, and fill it up half way with just plain water, and the other half fill up with vegetable oil. Then try shaking that bottle up and mixing those two things together. What’s going to happen? Well, you can shake that bottle all day, but as soon as ...read more