Brethren humility is vital for leadership, on an almost daily basis, we find ourselves going through situations that test our pride, ego, and patience, but above all else, our ability to stay humble as Christians. Remember that humility is a quality that not all of us possess, but all should most definitely work toward owning. Humility is not a character trait to develop; it’s the natural by-product of being with Jesus.
What proofs that we are humble enough is how we face both defeat and success with grace, Afterall Humility doesn’t deny our strengths; it’s honest about our weaknesses, especially when our rank increases. Humility can change our lives and influence those around us in a beautiful way. Most times, God does some things to make us humble, other things to keep us humble, and yet others to make sure we are still humble.
The humility of the heart is the first step in our journey of salvation. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. Do you plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility, and you will go beyond the sky.” So, humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you in honor-1 Peter 5:6″.
True humility is staying teachable, regardless of how much you already know. Remember to learn one must be humble, and life is one of your most excellent teachers. But your number one enemy to achieving this is pride.
Pride makes us artificial, while humility makes us real. In the sense that if you find yourself most of the time thinking all about your glory, then pride has crept in your life; You need to Humble yourself and start thinking about God’s glory and nothing else. Pride is a disease that causes us to be concerned with who is right, while humility is its cure, which is concerned with what is right. Before you boost anything, you have, you should recognize that everything you have is with the blessing of God and never gets tired of thanking Him.
Lastly, you should always remember If you have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. So, be kind enough to let others stand upon your shoulders to see where you have seen with the help of others.