In Humility

The Brew Is A Musing

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” (Philippians 2:2–4, NIV 1984). 

My Musings – Ambition is an eager or strong desire to achieve something. To be selfish is to be concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.  Thus, selfish ambition is the desire to achieve for one’s own benefit without concern for others.  Someone who is vain  has or displays an undue or excessive pride in one’s appearance or achievements.  Conceit is excessive appreciation of one’s own worth or virtue.  Kind of a double whammy of being wrapped up in oneself.  It is hard to imagine anyone with such characteristics could possibly be concerned with the interests of anyone else or in humility (a modest or low view of one’s…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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