Because God is good, we as His children are to action these verses regularly.
Jesus gives us new insights and understand of how to be humble.
Bible Verses Used: Matthew 6: 1-18 John 14:15 Translation Used: New International Version Questions for Reflection and Discussion: How can I trust the Lord if things are not going my way? How do I truly revere, “Hallowed be Your name” in tough times? Private and personal reflection: Is there someone I need to forgive?
Although Christianity is a liberating faith, Christians are called to emulate Christ, who has (through the incarnation) and will (when He comes again) provide for us a perfect example of servanthood by willingly assuming the role of a slave.
We must become less and Jesus must become more.
We need to examine whether Jesus is truly number one in our lives or are we “worshiping another god?”
Taking Jesus’ instructions to deny ourselves, take up our cross and follow Him, can we say that we are crucified with Christ and it is no longer I that live but Christ who lives in me.
As Christ followers, we should be enthusiastic about speaking about Jesus and the Gospel out in the mission field.
We are not called to merely be an associate of Christ Jesus, we are called to take responsibility for our growth in Him, and to become a true disciple of Jesus.
God wants to bless his children with good gifts, so keep on asking, seeking and knocking.