God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us every day. It’s the. These two, humility and pride, cannot coexist. Where one is fostered, the other is defeated. Which will you pursue? C.J. Mahaney paints a striking picture of the. Be Transformed by Christ’s Example “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us.

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He presents himself as knowledgeable in the are of theology and has a grasp of pastoral experience.

Humility: True Greatness

Just as Jesus came to serve, so must we serve with our lives. That’s a Great Question. I recommend this sweet, goodness-filled little book to any believer. The Case for Jesus. In a somewhat tongue-in-cheek manner, he even recommends maaney up golf as a way to humble yourself!

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Much of Christian publishing these days is filled with man-centred philosophy and little Biblical theology, and the Gospel of Christ Jesus is increasingly a rare focus.

If you would like to write a letter to the editor, you can do so here. For most of us it is deeply ingrained in our lives and only a great amount of Spirit-guided self-examination can draw it to the surface. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. I have some reservations about these ideas unfairly penalizing doers and those who seek to accomplish, but the book is Devotionally, this book is the type a person would be huility served to read once a cc.

There is only one thing I know of that crushes me to the ground and humiliates me to the dust, and that is to look at the Son of God, and especially contemplate the cross. Great book and I highly recommend it. Mar 21, Laura rated it it was ok Recommended to Laura by: Had he spent more time here, it would’ve been humbling indeed.


Study the attributes of God it will give you a healthy view of who you are compared to who He is.

Good book It was a good book on humility “in my humble opinion” It was a very fast read also the only think I did not like is it seems like every chapter he was recommending a new book. The humioity half of it was a dagger at times, other times it was a sword, other times a big club. I would have liked a bit more direct exegesis.

From there, Mahaney effectively ties humility as a spiritual practice into other spiritual disciplines. Preview — Humility by C. Having laid a firm foundation at the foot of the Cross, the rest of the book is largely practical advice. His thorough examination clarifies misconceptions, revealing the truth about why God detests pride and turns His active attention to the humble.

Maybe in another book… Why you should read this book Those minor points aside, I found that the book forced me to be aware of a problem that I grapple with as do we all. At the end of the book, he summarizes the book by listing 17 things that we should do to help us become more humble.

I have never met C. In lieu of a comments section, I accept and encourage letters to the editor. As suggested by the title, Humility is a Christian examination and guide to the issue of pride and humility.

Praying the Lord’s Prayer for Spiritual Breakthrough.

Want to Read saving…. Here is a list of suggestions from the book on how to weaken pride and cultivate humility. The Whole Bible Story. At Kobo, we try to hunility that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

The truth is he can, provided he uses the Scripture as the foundation for his teaching.


Book Review – Humility: True Greatness – Tim Challies

In this short book, Mahaney captures most of that key step: The pursuit of humility and the pursuit of greatness are one and the same, provided that we seek greatness as defined by the Creator.

He doesn’t just quote it a few times, but several times throughout the book. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Much of the practical advice found in these pages is built around daily spiritual discipline.

Open Preview See a Problem? The Signature of Jesus. He is adamant that learning how to deal with the pride that was set in play back in the garden of eden can only be found in the truth that God has called us to something greater. Feb 17, Jeff Jones rated it it was amazing. Overall it is a great book that I think every christian should read. Much of the Christian life happens in realizing the depth and impact of those words.

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Therein is the root of pride: As you can see in my rating of 5 stars I truly enjoyed this book as I hope many more will. It is truly a byproduct of becoming more like Jesus. And yet, without God’s grace and discipline, everything we are fights against this precious quality. May 13, Linette Mhaney rated it it was amazing.

So, for a simple dose of character building, for a provocation to submit oneself afresh to God again, this little gem by CJ Mahaney should certainly repay the short investment of time taken to read it.