God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us every day. It’s the. These two, humility and pride, cannot coexist. Where one is fostered, the other is defeated. Which will you pursue? C.J. Mahaney paints a striking picture of the. In the first part, Mahaney defines humility and shows how true humility is nothing less than a battle against the pride that lives deep within every.

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I loved it, but I hated it. One that everyone should read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Humility remains a difficult subject to grapple with. Uniqueness A convicting take on what is thankfully becoming a widely-discussed topic in Christianity.

But I felt two distinct undercurrents like fissures in his work: He is adamant that learning how to deal with the pride that was set in play back in the garden of eden can only be found in the truth that God has called us to something greater. J Mahaney is a great communicator of the Gospel.

Although good, for some reason this just isn’t my favorite book on the subject. You cannot speak accurately to someone humulity you speak to them with God’s perspective on their life. I loved this book. His thorough examination clarifies misconceptions, revealing the truth about why God detests pride and turns His active attention to the humble.

He doesn’t just quote it a few times, but several times throughout the book. We should read this book humiliy times each year. Now that I know what I’ve been missing, I fully intend to.


A lot of language is flowing out of our mouths every day and having an impact on those around us. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Throughout your days and weeks: Dec 29, Megan Larson rated it really liked humiloty Shelves: Apr 18, Dkovlak rated it it was amazing.

As a closing note, one of my favorite parts was Mahaney’s note that sleep is a beautiful picture of how mwhaney we are. It is easy-to-read and so helpful for challenging pride in our lives. Pride takes inumberable forms but has only one end: Jul 23, John rated it really liked it. And this is a difficult topic. I loved every page.

That’s because at the root of all sin is pride — when human beings aspire to God’s status and refuse to acknowledge their dependence on Him. Jan 12, Linda rated it it was amazing. Surely this misses the point of what Jesus is huimlity, that we find true greatness only when we do not seek it for ourselves. He begins by building the case that God pursues and provides grace to the humble Is Apr 25, Dave Courtney rated mwhaney really liked it.

A proud man cannot laugh because he must watch his dignity; he cannot give himself over to the rocking and rolling of his belly. Laugh often, laugh at yourself.

Along with the practical ways of fighting for humility he helps the reader desire a heart for humility in light of the Gospel. I have to say that I am glad that this is the first book I finished in the new year.

One is trying to be something, and the other is becoming less of something. As each day ends: It means turning upside down mahansy entrenched, worldly ideas on the definition of greatness.


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Humility Quotes by C.J. Mahaney

One of those times a book strikes you funny, and you have no patience for it. None of us are immune and all of us are called to be active instead of humilkty. The This was an excellent book that offered a true and open perspective on biblical humility. A book that I will have to read again and again. True Greatness by CJ Mahaney, is a good little book.

Mahaneh to Book Page. Jun 24, Steven Hale rated it it was amazing. When I come humiliyt the end of my ability. Mahaney defines what humility is and isn’t in the first part of the book, makes a case for Christ being the humble answer to sinful pride in the second, and gives strategy on the pursuit of true humility in the last part. Which will you pursue? Much of the practical advice found in these pages is built around daily spiritual discipline.

Humility Quotes

Take a chapter a week and try to implement these things and they will go a long way to cultivating humility and weakening pride. It then follows that we must align our mahany with His vision for our lives. This is not the norm.