Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Philippians 2:3
My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
The salvation story of Jesus Christ reaches around the world. So that the readers of our Daily Devotion may see the power of the Saviour on a global scale, I continue to write our daily devotions which bless the hearts of our readers around the world. We pray that the Spirit may touch your day through the words.
In Christ, I remain, His servant and yours,
HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div
Life should have been exceptional for the young man.
- He had recently graduated from college and received a degree in business administration.
Then he landed a position in a prestigious international company.
Everything seemed to be going well, except for the fact he was feeling more alone every day. This was unusual since there were many people who worked next to him in the same department.
The problem was this: even though this young man was doing his job well, he was taking advantage of others. He used unfair practices and fostered rivalries for the sole purpose of looking good to his supervisor.
His attitude and lack of humility were the reasons why he was being isolated.
Thank God one day a person approached him and gave him a small Christian tract that told about the importance of having a moment with the God.
This information was the starting point and did much to help him reflect on his relationship with God. By the Holy Spirit’s power, this young man soon came to know and believe in the Saviour. His newfound faith gave him a Saviour whose love and humility were a wonderful example to follow.
More than that he was given a Saviour who forgave His sins and gave him a peace that permeated everything he did.
This faith caused a dramatic change in the young man. Soon the young man understood and began to have compassion, humility, and special love toward others (Matthew 5:7-8).
The young man’s attitude was changed. Each day was marked by an appreciation of his relationship with God and with his colleagues. Soon they began to see him as a member of the team. His skills and theirs allowed their team to be respected and honoured.
In short, the young man realized that if he continued to be motivated by envy, selfishness and a lack of humility, his life here and hereafter would be messed up. But with Jesus things would be changed for the better.
THE PRAYER: Dear Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your infinite love and Jesus’ example of kindness and humility, which have taught us to respect and encourage our neighbours. Cleanse our hearts and keep us in the faith of Your Son, our Redeemer. This I pray in His Name. Amen.