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Christ's Humility

This post is going to be a little different than my usual posts in that I'm going to write very little and let God do all of the talking - in the spirit of humility, of course.  :)  I'm posting a passage from the New International Version, Philippians 2:1-11, which exemplifies through the life of Christ how pure humility should look in the life of a believer.  How do you compare?

NOTE: I'm sharing this verse because I believe that God has "shared" it with me twice now in the last couple of days through a close friend as well as through Chuck Swindoll's Insight for Living broadcast this morning.  Therefore, I'm just relaying the message here.  Have a blessed day.

Philippians 2:1-11 (NIV)

Imitating Christ's Humility

1If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, 2then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. 3Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. 4Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

5Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:
6Who, being in very nature[a] God,
      did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
7but made himself nothing,
      taking the very nature[b] of a servant,
      being made in human likeness.
8And being found in appearance as a man,
      he humbled himself
      and became obedient to death—
         even death on a cross!
9Therefore God exalted him to the highest place
      and gave him the name that is above every name,
10that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
      in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
11and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord,
      to the glory of God the Father.

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