(Munson Park across from our home. 2/14/21)
One of the devotional books Linda and I use every day is Dallas Willard's Hearing God Through the Year: A 365-Day Devotional.
Today's reading is on humility.
In Numbers 12:3 we read that “Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.”
Surely, writes Willard, there is a connection between Moses' humility and his close working and talking relationship with God.
God gladly gives us the grace of humility if...
- We refrain from pretending we are what we know we are not.
- We refrain from presuming a favorable position for ourselves in any respect.
- We refrain from pushing or trying to override the will of others in our context.
A fail-safe recipe for humility is: