God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us every day. It’s the. These two, humility and pride, cannot coexist. Where one is fostered, the other is defeated. Which will you pursue? C.J. Mahaney paints a striking picture of the. Be Transformed by Christ’s Example “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us.

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Sep 30, Pages Buy. It is easy-to-read and so helpful for challenging pride in our lives.

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Humility: True Greatness by C.J. Mahaney

Guilty on all counts! Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Judging by the many positive reviews, I know I stand corrected. Sex and the Supremacy of Christ. How much of it reflects pride, rather than a gospel-motivated humility? We don’t think of how drastic that Scripture really is. Super practical application of how to work it.

Humility: True Greatness

Had he spent more time here, it would’ve been humbling indeed. Why not also start the day with some thankfulness?

Jan 12, Linda rated it it was amazing. How much of it reflects pride, rather than a gospel-motivated humility? Was 5-star, but can no longer bring myself to recommend it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It frames the central component of human accomplishment and earthly greatness as ‘power under control’ and servanthood.


Look for evidences of special and common grace in yourself and others. Be the Message Devotional.

How God Changes Your Brain. But amazingly and wonderfully, the end of the book was a wonderful balm for those wounds. Four Rabbi Small Mysteries.

So it’s with a strange retrospect that I went through his seminal work on humility. Item s unavailable for purchase. Humioity He increase, and I decrease! Mahaney’s writing is, particularly because he is so simple, yet so transparent in his weaknesses. As each day ends: The humble are genuinely care free.

I highly recommend this book. He delivers the statement that the Greatest One that walked this earth was humble to show us how to be great.

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Mahaney’s to-the-point writing makes for some good takeaway quotes: Consider Psalm humilify, “God gives sleep to his beloved” Meditate on God’s incommunicable attributes and the doctrines of grace and the doctrine of sin.


My Sisters the Saints. Whether we experience joy or pain, whether we are correcting or being corrected, we all have opportunities to practice humility every day.

The Most Misused Stories in the Bible. I have some reservations about these ideas unfairly penalizing doers and those who seek to accomplish, but the book is Devotionally, this book is the type a person would be well served to read once a year. There is a certain irony in the pursuit of humility.

Living the Cross Centered Life. The Insanity of Unbelief. Humility is not about perfection, we are all fallen beings, but rather about moving the focus from ourselves to Jesus as the only one who can save.

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Now that I know what I’ve been missing, I fully intend to. Apr 25, Dave Courtney rated it really liked it. Experiencing Prayer with Jesus. Jun 16, Christopher rated it liked it Shelves: I’m going to hazard a guess that the people you respect most in life are humble.