I. TEXTUAL THOUGHTS
1. Matthew 11:28-30 - Jesus is humble and defines humility.
2. Philippians 2:3 - Humility is challenging because it involves motivation..
3. Philippians 2:3-4 - Humility involves how you view yourself and others.
4. Philippians 2:8 - True humility is a way of thinking and acting that allows obedience
in any situation.
5. Ephesians 4:1-3 - Humility helps us have godly relationships and a life worthy of
6. James 4:10 - We can choose to be humble, or God will humble us.
7. 1 Peter 5:5-6 - Being humble allows God to continually grace us.
8. Philippians 2:9-11 - Being humble allows God to lift us up eternally.
II. MAIN THEME - Because Jesus is and defines humility, come learn humility from him:
1. He set the example and taught to be lowly of mind toward:
a. The Father - Matthew 6:9, 23:8-9.
b. Others in both word and action - Matthew 23:10-12; John 13:1-17.
2. He willingly choose to be humble - John 10:14-18.
3. He could humble himself because he knew the Father would raise him up:
a. On a daily basis - Luke 18:9-14.
b. Eternally - Hebrews 12:1-3.
4. We can be humble because we know:
a. God and ourself - Job 42:1-6.
b. Everyone is created in God's image - Genesis 1:26.
c. Humility helps bring peace in relationships - Genesis 13:1-11.
d. Everything good we are, say, and do is from God, not ourselves -
1. Come, yoke yourself to Jesus, and learn from him - Matthew 11:28-30.
2. Spend time with those who are humble - Mark 3:14.
3. Look at Jesus as he and others were humble - 2 Corinthians 3:18.
4. Memorize and meditate on humility passages - Philippians 4:8-9; Colossians 3:2.
5. Practice doing the things that come from this godly spirit - Hebrews 5:14.
IV. MEMORY VERSE - Philippians 2:3