|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Two, Lesson Two
THE JOY OF HUMILITY Page
** Even though Christ was "made in the likeness of men" through His incarnation, how was He different?
V. 8 ** According to verse eight, how did men perceive Jesus?
** What were some of His human characteristics?
** All of this would be quite enough to demonstrate for us the characteristic of humility, but Jesus does not stop there. How does He demonstrate humility before a Holy God?
** How far was Jesus willing to take His obedience?
** What makes His obedience unto death an even greater act of humility?
V. 9 ** Whom is Christ obeying in all of this marvelous display of humility?
** If Jesus was willing to humble Himself so completely, we should also be willing to humble ourselves before a Holy God. As we turn a corner here in verse nine, let's discover the cause for "The Joy of Humility". What was God's response to Christ's humble obedience?