"Working for Christ"

“For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” (Luke 14:11, NIV)


Merriam-Webster defines exalt as “to elevate by praise or in estimation, to raise high, and to elevate.” Humble means to “rank low, to offer a spirit of submission, not arrogant or assertive, not proud or haughty.”

In the business world, the office with a view, the reserved parking space, the Mercedes-Benz, and the second home in West Palm Beach measure success. We’ve all heard the expression, “making it to the top.” But God’s view of “making it to the top” isn’t the same as the world’s view.

If we want to “make it to the top” of God’s world, we need to take the elevator to the basement. You see, in God’s world we need to humble ourselves to serve others. In other words, to be elevated in…

View original post 236 more words

  1. Ah, I am once again receiving your posts in e mail. It is my understanding that my webmail server was not working for a couple of days. And this devotinal is a wonderful use of an elevator to teach I Peter 5:5 and 6. “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God and He will exhault you in due time.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: