Humility and obedience – Prayer for February 13. Humility is when you follow the protocols, the governing principles, or rules and maintain order even though you can do better without them. It builds one for leadership. So let’s learn to follow an order.
Bible Verse for Today
“For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” (Matthew 23:12)
One of the qualities of great people is their ability to stay humble. They respect leadership, honor structures and principles, and also maintain order. Obeying instruction is wise – it becomes what makes them think and act with wisdom and then become great. Humility is not just about refusing to talk when you should speak or taking blames from different people.
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What we could learn from the five thousand men that Jesus fed is that they maintained order. So, likewise, what we need to understand here about humility is maintaining order and obedience to simple instructions.
The five thousand were asked to sit down, and they all obeyed. Not obeying such orders will lead to disorderliness. There were men in the crowd at the time they were commanded to sit down; they did not mind their status, and they maintained order.
Sometimes, when we are asked to do some things, pride will make us disobey. This can cause disorder in anything we want to do.
In this same way, God is asking us to do some things, but most people are considering their statutes or the position in which they are in society and then refuse to obey. God is telling you to stay put and follow the due process, but because you have little knowledge, you refuse and jump to do it without following it.
This is for us to know that to be humble is not only to refuse to talk or to be gentle, but it also has to do with obedience and maintaining order. An example is going to a gathering with your car, and you are told where to park; refusing to comply is a sign of pride.
Humility and Obedience Prayer for Today
Dear Lord, I submit myself to the authority and obey your instruction to maintain order. Please help me kill pride in myself and stay humble in your Word. Lord, I want to stay humble when I am needed to be humble. Therefore, I walk in humility today and follow the path of peace. Let me experience excellent order in my life today. I pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Also read: Prayer for February 12