1 Peter 5:5-7 | Benefits of Humility
1. Be Humble Toward One Another
2. Walk In Humility Before God.
How To Gain Humility?
Gain Humility By Trusting In God.
A. Prayer Makes Us Humble.
You will not pray if you are not humble.
B. By Casting Your Cares On God (5:7)
Why Put On Humility?
Reason For Putting On Humility Is That God Opposes The Proud But Gives Grace To The Humble
Why does God act this way?
a. The proud trust in themselves, whereas, the humble trust in God, and God delights in being trusted.
Those who are haughty or arrogant, thinking of themselves as more important than everyone else, trust in themselves.
b. The proud seek glory for themselves while the humble give glory to God
Benefits of Humility:
a. God favors the humble.
Proverbs 3:34 He mocks proud mockers but shows favor to the humble and oppressed.
Proverbs 3:34 [KJV] Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
b. God lifts up the humble.
James 4:10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
James 4:10 [KJV] Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He shall lift you up.
c. God honors the humble.
Proverbs 29:23 Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
Proverbs 29:23 [KJV] A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
d. God gives wisdom to the humble.
Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Proverbs 11:2 [KJV] When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.