Missouri's 7th District, U.S. House of Representatives




God is Giving Me More


Recognizing and acknowledging my total dependence upon the Lord and seeking His will for every decision.

In ethics, freedom from pride and arrogance; humbleness of mind; a modest estimate of one's own worth. In theology, humility consists in lowliness of mind; a deep sense of one's own unworthiness in the sight of God, self abasement, penitence for sin, and submission to the divine will.
     Before honor is humility

Prov xv

     Serving the Lord with all humility of mind.

Acts xx

Webster's 1st ed., 1828

There are dark things in my past that I would reveal to no one; God knows them all, and still, He is gracious to me. It's nothing I deserve.

There are many things about God's Word that the Spirit still needs to teach me.

When I have decisions to make I seek the counsel of others.

I stop to help the troubled; it could just as easily be me.

I do not boast; everything I have is an undeserved gift.

My friends know me to be willing to admit my mistakes.

My family sees me becoming more and more reverential.

I am becoming more and more humble; I don't need to be "the big cheese."

My parents wanted me to be meek, and my unpretentious life is an honor to their desires.

My parents are proud of my gentle life.

My polite habits are an asset to my community.

Those I work with are delighted that I am becoming more and more respectful.

I am not afraid to be lowly in a culture that boasts of its own "greatness."

My desire to be unassuming pleases God.

I am committed to becoming more and more willing to ask forgiveness.

The Spirit empowers me to be willing to have my defects of character removed.

I often think about how I can be more gracious.

Recognizing that God and others are responsible for the achievements in my life. James 4:6

Because I fall short of the lofty standards of God's Righteousness, the Spirit is making me:

  • modest
  • reverential
  • polite
  • respectful
  • gracious
  • meek
  • contrite
  • gentle
  • lowly
  • unassuming
  • unpretentious

Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
-- Romans 8:30

O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
-- Psalm 119:97

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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