Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
The triangle of humility, authority and unity. Tom Cotroneo.
Friday, February 26, 2010
EPH 4:4-7 - There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.
John 13:34-35 - "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. 35 "By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
It means: humble attitude without arrogance
EPH 4:2 - with all humility and gentleness, with patience, show forbearance to one another in love.
To "put on humility" is to behave in a humble manner at all times, to make sure all actions are characterized by humility, and not by arrogance or pride.
Submitting to God and legitimate authority, especially the authority of God’s designated agent - your P-T.
Recognizing virtues and talents that others possess and giving due honor and respect.
Recognizing your place in the Royal Family of God and not reaching for what is beyond the position that God has carved out for you.
HEB 13:17 - Obey your leaders, and submit to them; for they keep watch over your souls, as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
felt, but its results are experienced, i.e. the fruit of the Spirit, GAL 5:22-23.
It means - In the middle voice - to subject oneself, to obey; to submit to one’s control; to yield to one’s admonition or advice, to subordinate oneself to.