“Now Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.”
The word ‘humble in many areas has been widely misused. Like the word ‘love’ it is interesting to know that people, especially a believer, has lost the true meaning of this great virtue. According to the dictionary, the word humble means; 1. Not proud or arrogant; modest: to be humble although successful. 2. Having a feeling of insignificance, inferiority, subservience, etc.: In the presence of so many world-famous writers I felt very humble.
Today’s question is, Are you a humble believer?
As the Lord ministered to me this morning, humility is not to be quiet, or pretend to be, yet a divine virtue that sustains a believer from not sharing the Glory with God, but in all manners, gives Him the glory.
Every Christian should be able to give proper account to the one you call Lord. You also must make yourself available for His service whenever, wherever, however and without notice!
When the work is complete, and praises start coming, All those praises and Glory are to go to the Lord. This is humility. The opposite of humility or being humble is PRIDE, and ‘pride comes before destruction’.
From the life story of Moses, the man of God, we can relate to the records that earned him ‘more humble man on the face of the earth’ (Numbers 12:3) Moses was a man who left his plans, and followed God’s plans (Exodus 3). He never looked back. He completed God’s assignment. In the midst of all the trails and tribulations, Moses depended on God. Therefore, it is safe to say, as a believer, God keeps record of all our services to Him. To be approved, you must serve Him with a humble heart.
A humble believer makes God’s priority the issue of the day.
A humble believer understands the relationship between the servant and the master.
A humble believer is not proud, hates evil, but upholds good at all cost.
A humble believer hungers and thirst for righteousness. Though it is not for his favor, he still upholds it.
A humble believer is teachable, listens, puts others before themselves and is always willing to let go for others to excel.
A humble believer honors God in all manners.
Are you a humble believer, with your church, your family, your God? Take the week to meditate on these virtues of God’s approved believer; a humble servant. Think about it, and God bless you.
Scripture of the day: Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. ~ 1 Peter 6 NIV
Pastor Peter Okereke Jr.
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