Friday, September 14, 2012

Being humbled in Christ.

What's the definition of being humbled? 

Some would say : By being nice.  Other will say by helping one another.. 

Being humbled is a term of where a person is thinking about other people's need and showing compassion with unconditional love. 

 Pr 16:19  Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Being humbled is not an easy task.  For someone like me, I tend to carry pride in myself and that would make my lovely wife mad with passion (joke).  She would always say, "Roger, stop your ego!"  or "Oh Roger, why do you do that for?"  It took me years to learn that being humbled means to let go of myself and allow God (Holy Spirit) to lead me in His wisdom. 

Look at Jesus.   Jesus was the most humbled man on Earth who is also fully God Himself.  He served us and took care of us even though He's God!  He loved us so much that He died for us, paid the price of our Sins on the Cross even though He was without Sin!  What a mighty God we serve!  He washed the disciples' feet to show them that He came to save not to condemn us any way.  He came because He loved us and wants us to be with Him in Heaven. 

How can we humble ourselves?  First of all, we gotta be saved by Grace!  Knowing how much He have paid the price through His death, will help us realize how much we need Jesus.  It's not by our performance that we earn righteousness, it's By His performance that we receive the gift of righteousness.  All glory to God and we should thank Him that we have that Gift of Righteousness through the Death of Jesus Christ and His resurrection. 

Secondly, we need to make sure that our pride, greed, selfishness, and ego not to take over us.  The flesh is what makes prideful or full of ego.  We should show compassion with unconditional love with other without condemning other without find faults in them.  We should let them know that God loved them so much as He does to us that Jesus died for us.  Being humble will allow others to see Jesus in us.  Not by our good deeds but by our Faith in Christ and knowing that being a humble servant of the Lord will give Christ out of us.  We are the messengers of God that can bring the lost souls to Salvation by accepting Jesus as their personal Savoir. 

Also praying shows that we are humbled before the God.  We let Him know that we need our Father everyday.  That's why Jesus prayed!  He showed His Father that just because He's the Son of God doesn't mean that He can belittle the disciples or the people on Earth.  He showed His disciples that it's alright to be humble before the Lord. 

I pray that this blog can help at least one person who reads this.  May God bless you all and be full of Jesus! 
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