Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
“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
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
Dr. Harry Ironside was once convicted about his lack of humility. A friend recommended as a remedy, that he march through the streets of Chicago wearing a sandwich board, shouting the scripture verses on the board for all to hear. Dr. Ironside agreed to this venture and when he
Someone said that there is a church in Palestine where the door is so low that one must stoop to enter. This was to prevent medieval raiders from riding their horses into the church to disrupt the service. The door is called,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 15, 2002
Humility is a sign of strength, not of weakness. Humility is above all, and quite simply, truthfulness--self-honesty. It is not the false modesty of one retreating shyly into the limelight.
It isn’t, in other words, the sort of "humility" that was expressed in the
THE HUMILITY TO LISTEN
Several years ago, a Greensboro, North Carolina, newspaper carried a story about a tractor-trailer rolling along on a side street in a southern city. The driver came to a low bridge and misjudged the height of his rig. When the truck came to a stop, it was wedged tightly
Contributed by Billy Nale on Apr 13, 2011
QUOTES ON HUMILITY
"To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."
-- Charles de Montesquieu
"Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth."
-- Madame Guizot
"None are so empty as those who are full of
Contributed by Billy Nale on Apr 20, 2011
QUOTATIONS ON HUMILITY
"I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 20, 2009
HUMILITY AND EXPERIENCE
Listen to this true story:
"My father began teaching business classes at the local prison through a community college. On his first night of class, he started a chapter on banking. During the course of his lecture, the subject of ATMs came up, and he mentioned that,
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
"Christian Fathers: Succeed With Humility"
The Bible gives four Christian character traits that can build a lasting legacy for the Lord. The fourth is to succeed with humility.
Colossians 3:21 says, "...as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion,
Quote: “Humility is an essential attitude for success in the spiritual life. Any self-conceit, whether nurtured by superior intelligence, wealth, a high position, or the praise of others, is an obstacle on the path. Genuine humility is not posturing. It requires a constant willing-ness to deny
Contributed by Michael Biolsi on Apr 7, 2004
"True humility is not an abject, groveling, self-despising spirit; it is but a right estimate of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
Humility is the Christian’s greatest honor; the higher men climb, the farther they are
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
ULTIMATE LOVE, COMPLETE HUMILITY
Only one act of pure love, unsullied by any taint of ulterior motive, has ever been performed in the history of the world, namely the self-giving of God in Christ on the cross for undeserving sinners. That is why, if we are looking for a definition of love, we
Contributed by Greg Buchner on May 21, 2005
A pastor gets a humility check…
A pastor finally gets an opportunity to speak at a large community association gathering. He feels rather proud that he was asked, so he refuses the check saying that "he felt special enough by being chosen" and that the check should go to a better cause.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Humility is not an ideal, it is the unconscious result of the life