{"id":16782,"date":"2017-07-31T19:45:05","date_gmt":"2017-07-31T19:45:05","guid":{"rendered":"https:\/\/www.jamestaiwo.com\/?p=16782"},"modified":"2017-07-31T19:45:05","modified_gmt":"2017-07-31T19:45:05","slug":"christians-possess-spirit-humility","status":"publish","type":"post","link":"https:\/\/jamestaiwo.com\/christians-possess-spirit-humility\/","title":{"rendered":"CHRISTIANS MUST POSSESS THE SPIRIT OF HUMILITY"},"content":{"rendered":"

Humility is an excellent virtue that God\u2019s children must possess.<\/p>\n

Jehovah requires all his children to live humbly and uprightly before him at all times.<\/p>\n

A good child of God would not seek an excuse to entertain pride.<\/p>\n

Christians should learn from King Uzziah in the bible who practiced both sides of the coin and reaped the consequences.<\/p>\n

Uzziah lived in humility at the beginning of his tenure but switched to entertain pride at the end.<\/p>\n


Explore the Life of King Uzziah from 2 Chronicles 26 <\/em><\/strong><\/h2>\n

King Uzziah succeeded many wayward kings in the land of Judah.<\/p>\n

His predecessors disobeyed God but he chose to act differently.<\/p>\n

King Uzziah satisfied God.<\/p>\n

Against the common practices of his time, Uzziah prioritizes serving God and ruled his people with Godly fear.<\/p>\n

God compensated King Uzziah for his faithfulness by helping him to become prosperous.<\/p>\n

Uzziah was more famous than his neighboring kings.<\/p>\n

Other kings looked up to his success.<\/p>\n


The Coin Flip of King Uzziah \u2013 Pride Took Over His Humility<\/em><\/strong><\/h2>\n

It is unfortunate that King Uzziah who started well with God did not end well.<\/p>\n

Uzziah allowed fame and success to blindfold him and sinned against his God.<\/p>\n

The king let down his guard of righteousness; he allowed pride to set in, and was derailed!<\/p>\n

The end game wasn\u2019t palatable for King Uzziah. His exploits ended terribly!