Pride & Conceits (Ideas) vs Humility & Submission

Humility pushes prideful people away… It is what it is.

As a humble servant, you’ve gotta be ok with that!

It should be a part of your vision and plan to be lowly and be humble – with humble people.As servants, we should get away from the competition of clever ideas, and be content with the simplicity of submission and obedience to God’s Commands and Ordinances.

#submission #notmyideas #notmywill #notmyconceits #notmyfancies #notmycreativity

Romans 12:16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.


Definition of conceit (Entry 1 of 2)
1a(1) : a result of mental activity : THOUGHT(2) : individual opinionb : favorable opinion
especially : excessive appreciation of one’s own worth or virtue
… the landlord’s conceit of his own superior knowledge …
— Adam Smith
2 : a fancy item or trifle
Conceits were fancy desserts, made either of sugar … or pastry.
— Francie Owen
3a : a fanciful idea
b : an elaborate or strained metaphor
The poem abounds in metaphysical conceits.
c : use or presence of such conceits in poetry
d : an organizing theme or concept
… found his conceit for the film early …
— Peter Wilkinson
… the historian’s conceit that the past is forever prologue

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