Humility Toward One Another  │ Series: One Anothering

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Sunday’s Message — Humility Toward One Another , Pastor Adam Kohlstrom

Series: One Anothering │ Scripture: Mark 9:50; John 13:14; Romans 12:10, 12:16, 14:13, 15:5; 1 Corinthians 11:33, 12:25; 2 Corinthians 13:11; Galatians 5:26; Ephesians 5:21; Philippians 2:3; 1 Peter 3:8, 5:5

 

Does your family have any special Mother’s Day traditions?

• “…the primary effect of children is to take things from you. It begins with sleep, time, and dignity and then expands over the years to include serenity, sanity, and a great deal of money. I am making an observation here, not complaining. It's just what they do…” (Johnathan V. Last). For those who are mothers and fathers, how has parenthood humbled you? How do all our relationships with one another require such humility?

• Who is someone (famous or who you know personally) that you would describe as “humble”? What actions or attitudes earned them this label?

• Why do you think people today are so conscious of their rights? Is this a good or a bad thing?

• Romans 12:3,10. What do you think is the difference between “humility” and “self-deprecation”? Author C.S. Lewis wrote: “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.” Practically, how does one think of him/herself less?

• Saint Augustine concisely explained pride as, “the love of one's own excellence.” How have you seen this attitude tangibly manifest itself in people’s lives? 1 Peter 5:5-6 calls us to “clothe ourselves with humility toward one another” for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble” (Proverbs 3:34). How does pride interfere in our relationships with others?

• Do you think it is possible to live at harmony (peace) with one another (Romans 12:16;15:5; 1 Peter 3:8; Mark 9:50; 2 Corinthians 13:11) without humility before one another (Romans 12:10; Philippians 2:3; 1 Peter 5:5)?

• What are some practical ways that Scripture says humility should manifest itself in our relationships with one another (John 13:14; Romans 14:13; 1 Corinthians 11:33; 12:25; 2 Corinthians 13:11; Ephesians 5:21; Galatians 5:26)?

• Philippians 2:1-21. We are called to humility toward one another in 2:1-5, then offered two examples of such humility: Jesus Christ (2:6-11) and, to a lesser degree, Timothy (2:19-21). What do you learn about the nature of humility from these instructions and examples?

Comments (1)
Posted by: Richard McKusic, Sr. | May 12, 2019 16:54

Just the right message for the times we find ourselves in!! YEA, someone has intestinal fortitude to preach it. ;)



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