SUNDAY 21ST FEBRUARY, 2016. TOPIC: IMBIBING THE CULTURE OF HUMILITY.


TEXT: I Peter 5 vs 5 6, Prv. 15 vs 33, Prv. 18 vs 12, Prv. 22 vs 4, Mathew 18 vs 4,
Philippians 4 vs 11 13, Mathew 5 vs 8.
OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF TERMS:
IMBIBING: the quest or ability of joyfully dwelling or receiving something.
CULTURE:
i) A way of life of a particular person or people.
ii) An acceptable way of life.
iii) A systematic way of doing things with passion.
iv) A pattern of life.
HUMILITY:
i) A lifestyle which cherishes learning.
ii) A lifestyle that is competence and cherishes correction. Proverbs 9 vs 5 9.
CHARACTERISTICS OF HUMILITY
1) Ready to learn.
2) Easy to make amendment.
3) Humility makes a Christian wants to pray and ask God where to make amends.
4) A person of humility is a person who is filled with contentment.
5) A person of humility is a person of constant intro and retrospect.
6) They praise others.
7) They are people of meekness and total obedience.
8) Humility encourages discipline and obedience;
i) They are faithful to Gods instructions
ii) They are obedience to rules and regulations
iii) They associate with obedient people.
iv) They are never rebellious in character.
v) They cherishes a person that corrects them.
vi) They always seeks ways on how to increase their relationship with God and man.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A HUMBLE PERSON
1) A humble person is steadfast and maintains status quo.
2) A humble person is meticulous and a good planner.
3) A humble person asks questions.
4) A humble person is a person who has and wants to remain under a mentor.
5) A humble person cherishes a mentor.
6) A humble person loves instructions, corrections, advice and suggestions.
Colossians 2 vs 18, Act 20 vs 19, II Kings 22 vs 19, Mathew 18 vs 4
CONCLUSION:
Humility is the key to unlimited growth.