Chapter 30: The Greatest Sermon Ever: BE HUMBLE
- Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017
- Speaker: Pastor Dennis Hilken
- Series: Believe: Become
- Scripture: Luke 17:1-10
Key Idea: I choose to esteem others above myself
Numbers 12:3-13 / 2 Timothy 2:22-26 / Matthew 11:28-30 / Romans 12:16
Galatians 5:22-24 / James 4:6-10 / 1 Peter 5:1-11 / Proverbs 6:16-19
God’s #1 Vice: PRIDE
God’s #1 Virtue: HUMILITY
But Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah.
--- 2 Chronicles 32:26
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
--- Matthew 23:12
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
--- Luke 14:11
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.
--- Luke 18:14b
Don’t be a PHARISEE and be my DISCIPLE
a) resist offending others (vss 1 & 2)
b) ready to forgive (vss 3 & 4)
c) rely on great faith not personal strength (vss 5 & 6)
d) reject the expectation of reward (vss 7-10)