Berean Studies / Ber02 - Humility And Meekness

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Show details for 1. What importance does God attach to these graces of Christian character?1. What importance does God attach to these graces of Christian character?

Show details for 2. Although the Scriptures use the words interchangeably, yet strictly speaking, what is the distinction betwe2. Although the Scriptures use the words interchangeably, yet strictly speaking, what is the distinction between humility...

Show details for 3. What is the relation between humility and knowledge?3. What is the relation between humility and knowledge?

Show details for 4. How do we know that humility is the underlying principle of the divine government?4. How do we know that humility is the underlying principle of the divine government?

Hide details for 5. What does it mean to be ‘clothed with humility’?5. What does it mean to be ‘clothed with humility’?
1Pe 5:5; R2655, col 1 3

(1Pe 5:5) Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

R2655 c1 p3 The Apostle most distinctly points out that the quality essential to such proper conduct on the part of Elders and on the part of all, is humility. How beautiful is his exhortation, "Be clothed with humility." The thought would seem to be that outside of every other adornment of character, and covering all others, should be this robe of humble-mindedness, the opposite disposition to pride.

Show details for 6. Is it possible to have too great humility?6. Is it possible to have too great humility?

Show details for 7. What elements of character are in direct opposition to humility?7. What elements of character are in direct opposition to humility?

Show details for 8. What lessons may we learn from Jesus’ example of humility?8. What lessons may we learn from Jesus’ example of humility?

Show details for 9. Was humility characteristic of the apostles?9. Was humility characteristic of the apostles?

Show details for 10. Why is humility a chief essential in an Elder?10. Why is humility a chief essential in an Elder?

Show details for 11. Why should husbands cultivate and exercise humility?11. Why should husbands cultivate and exercise humility?

Show details for 12. How can wives exercise humility?12. How can wives exercise humility?

Show details for 13. Why is it important that we teach our children meekness and humility?13. Why is it important that we teach our children meekness and humility?

14. What Scriptural promises are given to the meek and humble?

Show details for 15. What notable illustrations and examples of meekness and humility do we find in the Bible?15. What notable illustrations and examples of meekness and humility do we find in the Bible?

Show details for 16. Give suggestions as to the best methods for acquiring and cultivating these important graces.16. Give suggestions as to the best methods for acquiring and cultivating these important graces.

17. What additional thoughts can be found by consulting the Topical Indexes of the ‘ New Bible ‘ and ‘ Heavenly Manna ‘?

HUMILITY_AND_MEEKNESS.pdf