How would you describe your attitude so far this Christmas season? Consider this:
Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking on the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. (Philippians 2:5-7)
Imagine for a moment that you’re the creator of the universe.
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. (Philippians 2:3)
I should get this verse tattooed on my forehead so that every time I look in the mirror I’m reminded not to be a selfish moron.
If I’m absolutely honest, selfish ambition is what drives at least 98.3% of my activity at work. Waaaaaaaaay too often, I focus exclusively on what’s best for me. Not the company. Not my boss. Not my co-workers. Not our customers. Me. Me. Me.
Thank God for Jesus. He showed us a far better way …
We’ll start today with a question …
According to studies conducted by big-brained researchers in the business world, what’s the absolute #1 most important trait a leader must have to be successful?
Here are your choices:
- Communication skills
- Business knowledge
- Smooth dance moves
- Coordinating accessories
We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.
We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING. Today’s topic? HUMILITY.
I humbly suggest you pray through these words from Jesus, asking him to give you a humble ♥ like his: