The Pleasures of Humility

“Listen to this familiar passage again for the very first time: ‘God . . . gives grace to the humble’ (James 4:6). Contrary to popular and false belief, it’s not ‘those who help themselves’ whom God helps; it’s those who humble themselves.

“This is the promise of humility. God is personally and providentially supportive of the humble. And the grace He extends to the humble is indescribably rich. As Jonathan Edwards wrote, ‘The pleasures of humility are really the most refined, inward, and exquisite delights in the world.'”

C. J. Mahaney, Humility: True Greatness (Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah, 2005), 20-21.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s