The Valley of Humiliation
2nd Corinthians 12:7
1. Arrogance is a dreadful attitude we are to avoid.
a. Thinking too highly of self is a natural tendency. Galatians 6:3; James 4:6
b. Thinking too highly of self is a powerful tempation. 1st Samuel 15:17
c. Thinking too little of Christ is a shameful truth. John 3:30; Acts 2:36; Romans 14:9; Isaiah 42:8; Exodus 34:12-14
2. Humiliation is a needful affliction we are to accept.
Acts 14:21-22; Revelation 5:6
a. Humiliation is the example of Christ to His disciples. 1st Peter 2:21
b. Humiliation is the experience of Christ's disciples. 1st Corinthians 4:9-13; Philippians 1:20-21