1 Peter 5:6 Humble Yourself

Something I struggle with always, as do a lot of us! I know some people who truly are humble people, giving God the credit for everything they accomplish and they truly mean what they say. I admire them and strive to be like them!

Insights From Tom

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” 1 Peter 5:6

Right before this verse Peter talks to elders to willingly serve those under them and for the younger men to submit with humility to the elders. Now he tells everyone to be humble.

Humility is something that the world does not really like. People of the world like to be lifted up and honored and many will grab that honor whether or not it is deserved or given. The Army has the slogan of “be all you can be.” The world says do all you can do and be all you can be because you are #1.

Some Christians will go to the other end of the spectrum of saying that they can do nothing at all and are totally worthless. No matter what they do, they will always cut themselves…

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