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Vendor: Charisma House
Publication Date: 2011
The Power and Freedom of a Humble Life
Pride is often the true reason why we get our feelings hurt, why we feel rejection, why we won’t admit to mistakes, why we want to be seen with certain people, and why we stay angry.
Jesus gives us the perfect example of a powerful life lived without conceit, smugness, or arrogance. So why do we not want to admit to our pride? It is because of our pride!
In The Power of Humility, R. T. Kendall challenges us to look deeply into our hearts and motives to recognize the pride and self-righteousness there. Using personal stories and enlightening examples from the Bible, he demonstrates how pride interferes with a close relationship with God and reveals how to overcome pride and become more like Jesus.
R. T. Kendall is author of the best-selling title Total Forgiveness. Born in Ashland, Kentucky, he was educated at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Oxford University and was the pastor of Westminster Chapel in London, England, for twenty-five years. Known internationally as a speaker and teacher, Dr. Kendall is also the author of more than forty-five books, including The Sensitivity of the Spirit, The Thorn in the Flesh, Grace, Pure Joy, Imitating Christ, and The Anointing: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Visit his website at www.rtkendallministries.com.
SeantaneousVirginia and North Carolina.Age: 25-34Gender: Male5 Stars Out Of 5The Power of HumilityNovember 9, 2015SeantaneousVirginia and North Carolina.Age: 25-34Gender: MaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5There are so many things I didn't realize pride encompassed, such as self-pity. This is a great book on learning how to live the closest to Jesus, by living like him. RT Kendall writes about known and undetected forms of pride, and numerous ways to access the humility in our lives to be humble individuals that attract others.
NapinatorRichmond, MOAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Self reflection at it's bestOctober 5, 2012NapinatorRichmond, MOAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5What a refreshing reminder of our need to be evaluating ourselves against God's standard, not seeking approbation and actively seeking to see things through the eyes of His Word. The HS provides that if I am seeking in grace. Had a bit of trouble keeping my attention but considering the topic, I'm sure the demonic resistance was high since I am in need of humility consistently.
Elizabeth Bjerkeaberdeen sdakAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5April 7, 2012Elizabeth Bjerkeaberdeen sdakAge: 55-65Gender: femaleso far of what I read great! has a alot of infor that most people should read!
asonofdustNewaygo, MIAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5A must read for every Born Again Christian!July 15, 2011asonofdustNewaygo, MIAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book will cause each reader to have a closer walk with, The Master, as our focus turns away from ourselves and onto, "He who loves us and gave Himself for us." A must read for every serious follower of Christ!
Christy Lockstein4 Stars Out Of 5Excellent study of pride in Christian lifeMay 13, 2011Christy LocksteinQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4The Power of Humility by R.T. Kendall is a powerful indictment of the popular Christian sin of pride. Kendall, long the pastor of Westminster Chapel in London, England, brings his many years in the pulpit and the Lord's service to this study of how pride affects our faith and hampers our lives. He uses several biblical examples to demonstrate how God punishes those who rely on themselves instead of Him. Kendall even speaks honestly about his own battle with personal pride as well as stories he's witnessed personally. Pride may be the worst sin that keeps us from God, because even Christians can be very guilty of it, often masquerading as false humility. Here's a few of my favorite quotes from the book: You can talk about your failures and disappointments to almost anybody; you can only discuss your successes with a true friend. Pride makes us judge. It is pride that seeks to vindicate ourselves. The apostle Paul had made a huge step forward in this area: he refufsed to clear his name and simply chose to wait for the day God chooses to do it. You will not die by swallowing your pride. This is not always an easy book to read, as readers will often squirm with personal conviction, but it's a vital book to read for deeper faith.
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