Reading Andrew Murray is like taking your morning devotions from a fire hose. This excerpt from Humility: The Beauty of Holiness both humbles and inspires. Published in 1895, it’s still on the money.
In striving after the higher experiences of the Christian life, the believer is often in danger of aiming at and rejoicing in what one might call the more human, the manly, virtues, such as boldness, joy, contempt of the world, zeal, self-sacrifice . . . while the deeper and gentler, the diviner and more heavenly graces, those which Jesus first taught upon earth, because He brought them from heaven; those which are more distinctly connected with His cross and the death of self—poverty of spirit, meekness, humility, lowliness—are scarcely thought of or valued.
What virtues are you tempted to substitute for humility?