Humility is seeing yourself the way God sees you and saying about yourself what He says about you, because only then are you submitting to authority. When you humble yourself, bow your knee to your king and His authority over you – you won’t insist on saying things how YOU see them or saying how you think things are if that is different from what He says. To refuse to say good things about yourself – who you are in Christ – that you have been given authority is actually pride and/or rebellion. You either think you know better (pride) or you know God’s Word is true but simply refuse to do it (rebellion).


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