Biblical Principles For Living


Spirit World/Holiness
Truth and Integrity
In His Image
Repentance and Restitution
Marriage and Singleness
The Family
Shared Life
Christian Liberty


To see the importance of living a humble life in our relationship with God and man

Key Verse:

Philippians 2:5-11

5Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: 6Who, being in very nature[a] God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, 7but made himself nothing, taking the very nature[b] of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death– even death on a cross!,

  1. Humility is an attitude of the heart and mind.

1.) Read Phil 2:1-3

Who is our model of true humility?

2.) Read James 4:8 8 & Ephesians 4:1-2

Humility shapes both our _________ and our __________?

3.) Read Proverbs 3:34 & James 4:6

What is the opposite of humility?


      B.  Humility is an acceptance of one’s tru position in relationship to God

1.) Read 1 Peter 5:6 & Ephesians 4:2

If we are truly living in humility we will have respect for not only God but ____?

2.) Read Psalm 8

Complete the sentence If Christ demonstrated true humility by going to the cross for me then I should ___________?


C.     Each believer must recognize the grace of God which has made each believer to be accepted in Christ

   1.) Read Colossians 3:12-13

   Humility is the source of forgiveness and patience in the Christian community


In the Christian’s life our love towards other is greatly aided and affected by our  ___________?


D.    Godly humility leads us to understand that as Christians we are to lead with a servants heart and never with the desire to control or dominate

   1.) Read I Corinthians 1:10

As teens or adults we have to realize that as Christians we are to be examples and leaders for others to follow.  This means that we should out of humility accept _____________ and seek not to create divisions or factions in the body of Christ

   2.) Read Romans 14:15 & 1 Corinthians 3:5

Humbly accepting a person for who they are means that we must accept them  as they are not merely on whether or not we like their _________ or the slight differences in ___________ ?



E.     Humility encourages each church to cooperate with fellow believers  across town or across the world in gospel outreach in order to meet the needs of others

  1.) Read Psalm 82:3-4 & Proverbs 31:8-9

  From these verses we are encouraged to meet ___________ above all else?

  2.) Read Romans 12:14-16 & James 2:5-10

Jesus ministry was characterized by showing the __________ mercy and by promoting God’s love to all __________ ?




In closing: Jesus was the true example of humility.  A true King came to earth and instead of demanding a royal audience, he took Gods love to the unloved and unwanted and also humbly went to the cross to show what He said was true.


How about you do you live out in your life what you say or do you hide behind a form of arrogance and pride only including those you feel are worthy or the message and God’s blessing?