The Shy Virtue

Jesus is the reason to stop concentrating on ourselves.

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Humility is essential to the Christian life. Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” But how do we attain it when even a discussion of the subject can lead us into pride? This study, based on the article, “The Advent of Humility” by pastor and author Tim Keller, explores the role of grace in the humble life.

Table of Contents

SCRIPTURE: Isaiah 6:1-8, Romans 3:1-20, Philippians 2:1-11, 1 Peter 1:13-2:7


    • Identify the Current Issue

    • Discover the Eternal Principles

Teaching point one: God offers us more than we can offer ourselves.
Teaching point two: With his death on the cross, Jesus set for us an example of humility that allows us have a relationship with him and with others.
Teaching point three: Obedience is our joyful response to God’s love and grace.
    • Apply Your Findings

    • Recommended Resources


    • "The Advent of Humility" by Tim Keller

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