Humility

Be humble or you’ll stumble.

Those speak best for Christ that say least of themselves, whose own works praise them, not their own lips. — Matthew Henry

God’s faithful witnesses stand more upon their guard against undue respect than against unjust contempt.

Worship is not acceptable if it be devoid of humility. — Spurgeon

Humble yourself, or God will do it for you. — Ray Cross

If we would read the secret history of dwarfed Christians we should find that they never had much humbling of heart. — Spurgeon

There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the really great man is the man who makes every man feel great. — Chinese proverb

Those that humble and abase themselves thereby confess Christ, and give honour to him; but those that will not deny themselves do in effect deny Christ.

You may be too big for God to use you, but not too small. — Ray Cross

The smaller we become, the more room God has to work.

Modesty is the art of trying to draw attention to the thing you’re trying to be humble about. — Ray Cross

Those who humiliate you must first humiliate the notion of humanity with themselves. — Philip Yancey

A man can counterfeit hope and all other graces; but it is very difficult to counterfeit humility. — D.L. Moody

The Christian’s heart should always be on its knees. — Ray Cross

To have a low opinion of our own merits, and to think highly of others, is an evidence of wisdom. All men are frail, but thou shouldst reckon none as frail as thyself. — Thomas A. Kempis

Humility is seeing self as nothing and God as all. — Ray Cross

A proper relationship with God will blossom in humility: dead to self and alive in Christ. — Ray Cross

Christian humility is active, not passive. — Ray Cross

In Christian work, today, we have lost the concept of being a servant. Many people refuse jobs because they are below their dignity. If you are a true servant of Christ no job for Him is too ‘low’. (or too ‘high’) — Ray Cross

Christian humility is drawing attention to Christ instead of self. — Ray Cross

Sometimes we equate humility with certain personality traits–some people are so quiet and backward that they are not able to express themsleves, yet this is not necessarily humility. — Ray Cross

The person who goes about saying, “I can’t do…” is not necessarily humble but rather may be giving expression to a feeling of inferiority. — Ray Cross

Jesus did not say, “Here I am; I am nothing; walk on me.” But, “Here I am; I am nothing of myself. Let me show you this humility by letting me love you. There is a real parallel between humility and love. — Ray Cross

People are tested by the praise they receive. (Proverbs 27:21 NCV)

Humility — Imitate Jesus and Socrates. — Benjamin Franklin

Humility and reverence for the Lord will make you both wise and honored. (Proverbs 15:32 LB)

Whoever makes himself great challenges others to humble him. — Ray Cross

Life is not found in living for oneself. — Ray Cross