In 2 Corinthians 11:30, Paul evidenced humility. “If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.”
David says in Psalm 25:8-9, “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.”
“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.” – Proverbs 11:2
Numbers 12:3, speaks to the humility of Moses, “Now the man Moses was very meek, above all men which were upon the face of the earth.”
Verily I say unto you, except ye be converted and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 18:3
Unless we are humble, we won’t get into Heaven. Isn’t this a most compelling reason to cultivate humility?
Matthew 23:12 advises, And whosoever shall exalt himself shall be abased; and he that shall humble himself shall be exalted.
Matthew 18:4 – Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
These verses validate the importance of maintaining our childhood persona of humility. For when we are humble, we admit mistakes, seek advice and try again.
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord and he shall lift you up. – James 4:10
Another of God’s promises. If you humble yourself before God, he will lift you up beyond materiality to a world only you can see.
“It is not I, but the Father within that does the works,” said by Jesus, John 14:10
Humility opens a clear channel, permitting God’s perfect love and Divine Wisdom to flow through us.