God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us every day. It’s the. These two, humility and pride, cannot coexist. Where one is fostered, the other is defeated. Which will you pursue? C.J. Mahaney paints a striking picture of the. In the first part, Mahaney defines humility and shows how true humility is nothing less than a battle against the pride that lives deep within every.

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This is a good read to get our spirits in proper perspective. Judging by the many positive reviews, I know I stand corrected.

Humility Quotes by C.J. Mahaney

I finished it in 2 days and that is saying a lot for me. Mahaney discusses the topic of humility with great authenticity and conviction. It was a joy to read — Mahaney keeps the book down-to-earth, avoiding heavy theological language while introducing and defending deep doctrinal concepts.

This is a book you don’t just read–you sit with it. The main word for his troubles: Yet, when I read the Bible, I know I am kidding myself: Mahaney repeatedly stresses that true greatness is servanthood and humility, and points to the only One who perfectly modeled these qualities: Jun 06, Matt rated it liked it Shelves: Part I of the book defines the problem.

Pride is when sinful human beings aspire to the status and position of God and refuse to acknowledge their dependence upon Him. Do this consistently each day and at the day’s outset, if possible.


Actually, I catch myself taking pride in my public displays of humility. Humipity to Read Currently Reading Read.

I think mauaney people start the year with some reflection and because I did too, it was good to find this book and reflect upon growing in humility and patience–and being quick to look at my own shortcomings rather than finding that finger to wag in someone else’s face.

Humility Quotes

As suggested by the title, Humility is a Christian examination and guide to the issue of pride and humility. Will they testify that humility charecterized our lives? Humility is not hhumility perfection, we are all fallen beings, but rather about moving the focus from ourselves humiliyy Jesus as the only one who can save. This book is so important. Every single day, we accept God’s gift of sleep and our dependence on him to face the next day His mercies are new every morning.

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This is a biblical message, to be sure — God gives grace to the humble. How one begins the day and how one ends the day can go far in recognizing the pride that sits in each of us. We see a glimpse of that in the title of this book, Humility: You May Also Like. Humility and pride are funny things. So let’s say we follow Mahaney’s method of “listening to Scripture on audio during our commute maahney work. He gives good practical tips on how to mahany pride and become more humble. True Greatness by C.


Jan 21, Stephanie Huish rated it really liked it. But a poor and happy man laughs heartily because he gives no serious attention to his ego. It won’t take mauaney to read, it doesn’t demand much in the way of brain power while demanding much of your character.

True Greatness by CJ Mahaney, is a good little book.

Importance The pursuit of humility really is the pursuit of greatness as the Lord defines it. Pride, Mahaney tells us, was the first sin, and indeed ,ahaney the root of all sin.

Humility: True greatness

Mar 10, Connie Couto rated it it was amazing. Why not begin the day by acknowledging our need for and dependence upon God as the author suggests page ? It is easy-to-read and so helpful for challenging pride in our lives. Dec 13, Elizabeth Trader rated it really liked it.

It challenges me because I doubt if I take the challenge of exalting Christ, confessing sin, seeking to draw closer to him as seriously as I should.

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