Conceit | Church-going | Humility

…the greatest among you must behave as if he were the youngest, the leader as if he were the one who serves” (Luke 22:26).

C. S. Lewis recalled the time when he first started going to Church. “I disliked the hymns,” he said. “I considered them to be fifth-rate poems set to sixth-rate music. But then I realized that the hymns were, nevertheless, being sung with devotion and benefit by an old saint in elastic boots in the opposite pew. Then you realize that you aren’t fit to clean his boots, and it gets you out of your solitary conceit.”

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