Rewards of Humility
1. Humility Enjoined
Proverbs 25:6-7 Don’t
demand an audience with the king or push for a place among the great. 7 It’s
better to wait for an invitation to the head table than to be sent away in
public disgrace. Just because you’ve seen something,
Micah 6:8 No, O
people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires
of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with
Matthew 23:12 But
those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves
will be exalted.
1 Corinthians 4:6 Dear
brothers and sisters, I have used Apollos and myself to illustrate what
I’ve been saying. If you pay attention to what I have quoted from the Scriptures, you
won’t be proud of one of your leaders at the expense of another.
2. Rewards of Humility
Job 5:11 He gives
prosperity to the poor and protects those who suffer.
Psalms 138:6 Though
the Lord is great, he cares for the humble, but he keeps his distance
from the proud.
Proverbs 22:4 True
humility and fear of the Lord lead to riches, honor, and long life.
- Genesis 18:27 Then Abraham spoke again.
“Since I have begun, let me speak further to my Lord, even though I am but dust
- Genesis 41:16 “It is beyond my power to do
this,” Joseph replied. “But God can tell you what it means and set you at
- Exodus 3:11 But Moses protested to God, “Who
am I to appear before Pharaoh? Who am I to lead the people of Israel out of Egypt?”
- 1 Kings 3:7 “Now, O Lord my God, you
have made me king instead of my father, David, but I am like a little child who
doesn’t know his way around.
- Daniel 2:30 And it is not because I am wiser
than anyone else that I know the secret of your dream, but because God wants
you to understand what was in your heart.
PUBLICAN - Luke 18:13 “But the tax collector
stood at a distance and dared not even lift his eyes to heaven as he prayed.
Instead, he beat his chest in sorrow, saying, ‘O God, be merciful to me, for I
am a sinner.’
– Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me
teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for
Philippians 2:8 he
humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a
Outline is from the Dixon Analytical Bible
Scripture is from the New Living Bible
courtesy of www.biblegateway.com
Arranged and modified by HKM 11/03/2010