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What is God’s purpose in using humility to make us his masterpiece?
Pastors Caleb Smith and Svea Merry discuss different aspects of humility. This is a practical topic for every person - not just church people.
About the Masterpiece series
- Theme Verse: For we are God’s handiwork [masterpiece], created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10
- Series Thesis: We are good works of art created to do the art of good works.
Resources for this episode
- Listen to the message at: https://media.transistor.fm/c93033f3/9138d154.mp3
- Watch the message at: https://youtu.be/0qdlf0Y_gY4
- Passages discussed in this message/episode: Philippians 2:1-8, Luke 18:9-14, John 13:1-5
Moments in this episode
- 00:00 - Intro
- 01:03 - Recap of Caleb’s message on humility and his experience as a “Hot Dog.”
- 07:19 - Being confident, self-assured, and proud in a healthy and God-glorying way
- 09:28 - How to humbly use our abilities and gifts for others, rather than for our own purposes.
- 10:35 - How did Jesus show humility in becoming like us?
- 13:00 - Is humility the same as being a doormat? Was Jesus a doormat?
- 17:45 - Did Jesus show humility in always saying “yes” to people and always doing what they want?
- 18:55 - How did Jesus reach humility by using the Pharisee’s own example against them?
- 23:00 - What foundational thoughts can help anyone to live in humility?
- 26:30 - How does God’s forgiveness of our past, present and future mistakes help us be humble?
- 28:40 - We may be surprised by who is and who is not in heaven
- 35:40 - Jesus washed his followers’ feet, knowing they would betray him.
- 38:38 - Read through the gospels with the lens of Jesus demonstrating humility