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Interpretation of the Holy Bible - St. Matthew : Chapter 5 - lesson 6

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    Interpretation of the Holy Bible - St. Matthew : Chapter 5 - lesson 6 [more on humility ����� translator ] Lord taught others about humility. A. He taught His
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      Interpretation of the Holy Bible - St. Matthew : Chapter 5 - lesson 6

      [more on humility � translator ]
      Lord taught others about humility.
      A. He taught His disciples to humble themselves as little children (Matthew
      18:1-4).
      B. He taught His disciples to be ministers and servants instead of kings and
      princes (Matthew 20:25-28).
      C. He taught His disciples to be servants instead of masters (Matthew
      23:10-12).
      D. He taught His disciples to be servants of all to be first and greatest of
      all (Mark 9:33-35).
      E. He taught His disciples to be least of all to be the greatest of all
      (Luke 9:46-48).
      F. He taught His disciples to take the lowest position to reach the highest
      position (Luke 14:7-11).
      G. He taught the religious but lost to be like the publican instead of like
      the Pharisee (Luke 18:9-14).
      II. Lord practiced humility.
      A. He took upon Himself the form of a servant (Phil. 2:7).
      B. He was made in the likeness of men (Phil. 2:7).
      C. He was found in fashion as a man (Phil. 2:8).
      D. He voluntarily became poor for the sake of God�s elect (2 Cori. 8:9).
      E. He was born in a stable and laid in a manger (Luke 2:7).
      F. He was raised in a poor family (Luke 2:22-24).
      G. He grew up in the wicked place called Nazareth (John 1:46).
      H. He had nowhere to lay His head (Luke 9:58).
      I. He was a friend to publicans and sinners (Matthew 11:19).
      J. He allowed Himself to be anointed by a sinful woman (Luke 7:36-39,44-48).
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      K. He washed His disciples� feet (John 13:3-5, 12-17).
      L. He became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross (Phil. 2:8).
      M. He was buried in a borrowed tomb (Matthew 27:57-60).
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      Regarding Humility ,
      1. A true Christian should be humble ( Colos 3:12;1 Peter 5:5;Eph 4:1,2;)
      2. A characteristic of saints (Psalms 34:2 )
      3. Necessary to the service of God (Micah 6:8 )
      4. The result of humility is fear of the Lord, wealth, honor, and life.
      (prob 22:4)
      5. God's afflictions intended to produce humility (Levi 26:41; Deut 8:3;
      Lament 3:20 )
      6. Lord Jesus Christ showed us the example of humilty (Matt 11:29; John
      13:14,15; Phili 2:5-8 )
      Those who have humility

      1. Regarded by God (Psalms 138:6; Isa 66:2 )
      2. Heard by God (Psalms 9:12; Isa 10:17 ;2 Chroni 7:14; 12:6,7 )
      3. Blessed by God ( Mat 5:3)
      4. Saves the humble (2 Samuel 22:28; Psalms 18:27)
      5. Will sin if you are not humble (2 Chronicles 33:23)
      6. God will be with them and save them (Isa 57:15;Job 22:29 ;5:11; Psalms
      138:6; Psalms 147:6)
      7. Exalted by God (Luke 14:11; 18:14 ; (James 4:10 )
      8. Are greatest in Christ�s kingdom (Mat 18:4; 20:26-28 )
      9. Receive more grace (Proverbs 3:34; James 4:6; Psalms 25:9 )
      10. precedes before honor comes. (Proverbs 18:12; 29:23;Proverbs 15:33 ;
      Proverbs 18:12
      11. will be happy (Matthew 5:5)
      (Ref : Torrey's Topical Textbook on humility)
      some versus to remember
      �The greatest person in the kingdom of heaven is the one who makes himself
      humble like this child�( Mat 18:4)
      Always be humble, gentle, and patient, accepting each other in love.( Eph
      4:2)
      Be humble under God's powerful hand so he will lift you up when the right
      time comes. ( 1 Peter 5:6)
      You save the humble, but you bring down those who are proud. ( Psalms 18:27)
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