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  1. Humility Servant Preparation Activities Day

  2. Characteristics of the Proud • Being Blind • Being Unthankful • “Poor me” • Perfectionists • Independence Seekers • Devastated by Criticism • Sarcastic • Searching for praise • Un-teachable • Defensive • Resists Authority

  3. General Humility • Take on a new task • Immerse yourself in a new area of study • Watch and appreciate greatness • Stop comparing yourself to others • Be grateful

  4. Christian Humility • Routine repentance • Acknowledge sin • Receive wrongs patiently • Submitting to authority • Invite and receive feedback • Accept a lowly place • Serving others • Forgive quickly • Grateful heart • Speaking well of others • Prayer and Fasting

  5. Bible Verses • “God resists the proud,But gives grace to the humble.” 1 Peter 5:5 • “I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love,endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling;one Lord, one faith, one baptism” Ephesians 4:1-5

  6. Great Resources • http://lds.about.com/od/basicsgospelprinciples/tp/humility_how.htm • http://www.wikihow.com/Be-Humble • http://leadersthatlast.org/images/resources/humility.pdf • http://www.sermonnotebook.org/Ephesians/Ephesians%2023%20-%20Ephesians%204_1-6.html