Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
— James 4:10
Because the spiritual clothing we wear is so important, I decided to spend just a few more days discovering what a spiritual wardrobe looks like so we can apply it to our everyday faith.
Today’s question: What does it look like to wear humility? Not self-pity but the kind of humility that pleases Jesus.
First, let’s look at what it doesn’t look like: pride and arrogance. Everyone struggles with pride. In fact, I encounter pride at my job every day.
I work for a Christian speakers’bureau that represents top nationally known speak- ers such as Lee Strobel, Josh McDowell, and Kirk Cameron. Pastors from all over the United States inquire to book one of them for a Sunday service or an outreach event. When they find out the dollar amount it costs to book them, they all give me the same speech of how Christians shouldn’t charge and how it should be free — instead, ...
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