The pattern of Christ is suffering and then glory; humility before exaltation. As his people we can enter into that pattern. This means our call to humility is raised to a glorious sharing in his humilityóa humility we share toward one another.
The Lord Jesus Christ has set an example of how we should be humble, gracious and servant-hearted in our care for one another. Like him, we should desire that all those that we care for have “clean feet.”
On 16 June 1858 more than one thousand delegates met in the Illinois statehouse for the Republican State Convention. At 5:00 PM they chose Abraham Lincoln as their candidate to run for president. At 8:00 PM Lincoln delivered this address to his Republican colleagues: Mr. President
Jesus challenges our culture today as much as he did in the first century. This passage teaches us that God honours the humble, and humbles the proud. Our view of God’s kingdom affects the way we view people. Jesus challenged the Pharisees of his day,