God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” —1 Peter A battle rages within every one of us every day. It’s the. These two, humility and pride, cannot coexist. Where one is fostered, the other is defeated. Which will you pursue? C.J. Mahaney paints a striking picture of the. In the first part, Mahaney defines humility and shows how true humility is nothing less than a battle against the pride that lives deep within every.

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Dec 13, Elizabeth Trader rated it really liked it. True Greatness by C. While he clearly has a passion for Christian leaders, this book is geared towards the Christian life in general.

Pride is ultimately a battle for supremacy with God so cling to the cross and there is no room for arrogange.

Humility: True Greatness

Apr 25, Dave Courtney rated it really liked it. Mahaney’s writing is, particularly because he is so simple, yet so transparent in his weaknesses. Mahaney raises a battle cry to daily, diligently, and deliberately weaken our greatest enemy pride and cultivate our greatest friend humility. A clear definition of what humility is, what pride is, what pride does, and how to daily cultivate humility.


I will go over the reasons why in more detail b Back inthanks to Sovereign Grace Ministries, I was one of 50 bloggers blessed with the opportunity to preview a then not-yet-released book: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Book Review – Humility: True Greatness by CJ Mahaney — Power of Change

Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. He uses the term ‘humility’ to encapsulate most of life as a Christian.

We should read this book several times each year. That’s the major and not so obvious slippery slope here. I recommend that all Christians read this short book. What we need is His death. Here is a list of suggestions from the book on how to weaken pride and cultivate humility.

There is a certain irony in the pursuit of humility. The phrase, due to its simplicity, stuck with me.

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All Quotes Quotes By C. We all battle with pride. Sometimes, I really wish this app had the option for a 4. Finding Your Way Back to God. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.


Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. May 13, Linette Soberay rated it it was amazing. So the issue facing the believer is he examines his life is not if pride is present, but where it is present. One of the most powerful segments of the book deals with what pride means to God. I have humilityy reservations about these ideas unfairly penalizing doers and those who seek to accomplish, but the book is something my soul greatly needed.

Want to Read saving…. True Greatness is a book not about who we make ourselves but about who God has made us to be. May He increase, and I decrease! Back inthanks to Sovereign Grace Ministries, I was one of 50 bloggers mahanfy with the opportunity to preview a then not-yet-released book: From there, Mahaney effectively ties humility as a spiritual practice into other spiritual disciplines.