As I was reflecting on this after the lesson, it occurred to me that humility is a choice. We are really a very proud people, a self-centered people. It’s very hard for us to be a humble people, it seems to run against our nature.
We need to put others in that center spot, we need to step aside and let others in. We need to become other-centered people.
It will require a great deal of self-discipline, it isn’t natural, at least not consistent with how we think. But to be truly honored by God, we must humble ourselves.
Another thought on humility, I once heard it said that humility is not thinking less of ourselves, it’s thinking of ourselves less…