Humility, Of Course

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the man who humbles himself will be exalted

Luke 14:11
Sirach 3:17-18,20,28-29; Psalms 68:4-7,10-11; Hebrews 12:18-19,22-24; Luke 14:1,7-14

The following is not a true story:

There once was a frog who talked two friendly geese into flying him down to Florida for the winter. The frog prepared for the trip by tying the ends of a long thick cord to each of the geese. With his strong jaws he grabbed on to the cord at its middle, and the trio took off.

The journey was going well until someone on the ground looked and observed the unusual flight formation. “Hey, that’s terrific,” the astonished spectator shouted. “Whose idea was that?” In his desire to take full credit for the performance, the proud frog opened his mouth to say, “Mine,” and the man on the ground had one of his favorite delicacies for breakfast: frog legs.

From the very beginning, disastrous events have occurred because human beings opened their mouths to please their own egos. In fact, Scripture tells us that this particular human folly was man’s first and foremost, as we know from…

To view this resource, log in or sign up for a subscription plan

Scroll to Top
Sign up to get our Free
"Preachers Welcome Package" eBook
(Plus, a few more FREEBIES)