We have an entire industry devoted to helping us raise our self-esteem. After all, everyone wants to get ahead. And who can get ahead without good self-esteem?
Anyone who wants to get ahead God’s way.
God has a way of giving very simple instructions that demand we act exactly the opposite of what our society and our human nature expect.
Philippians 2:3 is a very simple verse, easy to memorize and hard to live up to:
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves (NIV).
Does the thought of considering others better make your blood start to seethe?… Read the rest