40 Ways to Pray – Pray to be Humble

Day 18 – Pray to be Humble

Mac Davis used to sing a song called “It’s Hard to be Humble “.  The main lyric went like this – “Oh Lord it’s hard to be humble / When you’re perfect in every way.”  That was a catchy song in the early ’80s, and it was correct in theology.

We cannot be humble when we think we have done anything good with our lives.  The fact is that it is God who has blessed us and given all good blessings.  When we realize that the Creator is in charge and we can only follow Him, then we look at life a little differently.

It is with the posture of looking to God for goodness, hope, blessings, and direction for the day that we learn how to be humble.  Only when I realize I can do nothing without the help and goodness of God that we can become humble.

Then with a humble heart we ask God each day to give us today’s portion, to show us what we need to do, and to thank Him.

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will exalt you. James 4:10

 

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