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Today's Daily Devotional Excerpt

Honing Our Humility

“Let this mind be in you, which was in Christ Jesus: who, being in the form of God thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant…and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross…. Be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.”

Featured Scripture: PHILIPPIANS 2:5–8; AND 1 PETER 5:5–6
Background Scripture: PHILIPPIANS 2:1–11; PROVERBS 18:12

To find true examples of humility, we don’t have to look to prophets, disciples, apostles, or slaves. We can simply look to the Savior Himself. Christ demonstrates how humility and selfsacrifice unleashes God’s providence and power. Christ emptied Himself from His rightful place of heavenly glory and took a frail human form. His more »

Our Prayer: Lord Jesus, You are not only the Author and Finisher of our faith, but You are our example of humility and love. Teach us as leaders of faith to seek Your humility each day. Let humility become our tool to defeat evil. Show us how to hone our humility through Your power Amen.
Tomorrow's Devotional: A Contract With Creation

Foreward by Joe Turnham

Throughout generations people have combed the Holy Scriptures in search of meaning, purpose, solace and forgiveness. Its words give us new understanding of creation, history, prophecy and revelation: therein, we find the promise of the soul’s salvation.

But my own burden and calling that led me to the writing of this book, Leading From Our Knees, revealed to me that the Holy Scriptures are also the ultimate collection of timeless leadership precepts. From Genesis to Revelation we encounter those many reluctant and imperfect characters that God chose to become leaders for holy tasks. God worked His providence and purpose through each of them and bids you also as a leader in this time to become a partner in building the Kingdom of God. read more »