My Daily Devotional

Pride Humbled

“Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, because everything He does is right and all His ways are just. And those who walk in pride He is able to humble”
Daniel 4:37

Are you troubled with being prideful? If you are, you are not alone, as I have always had problems with pride. However, there is a solution to pride, and that is that pride will eventually give way to humility. It may not happen overnight, and it may be a painful process, because pride can be very, very stubborn. It is like an embedded splinter deep in the flesh of your foot, and is hard to remove. You cannot remove it alone, and there is constant throbbing and pain until it is extracted. If you are prideful, it is only a matter of time until you will fall, as pride will catch up with you, and you will realize that you cannot do all things on your own. We are all insecure to some degree, but humility builds security, and pride tears it down. The humble have nothing to hide. When you root out pride, and replace it with humility, you will find that life is much easier and simpler. The process of pride’s removal begins with submission to Christ. It is acknowledging His lordship and ownership over your life, and knowing that He is in control. . He can be trusted, as He holds your life, family, health, and career in His hand. You start by humbly bowing to God, and depending on Him to supply all your needs. When you realize that it is not by your own hands that you have what you have, but it is by God’s hands that allowed you to have it, you have then conquered pride When you walk with God, you walk in humility. “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.’ Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time” (1 Peter 5:5–6).

Pastor Robert William Brock My Daily Devotional Volume Seven
January 15


About robertwbrock

Robert William Brock, Jr. I was born in Pineville, Kentucky, the son of Robert William Brock and Irene Napier, I grew up in the beautiful southeastern part of Kentucky. I attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Early in my career I became interested in Health Care Administration and spent the rest of my career in Hospital Administration, where I retired after 45 years. After retiring from health care I have devoted the past ten years to a ministry, having founded and directed the Nehemiah Network, which provides assistance to the needy people in our area, by bringing together the numerous community organizations, churches and businesses to work collectively to meet the community needs. The Nehemiah Network concept has now spread throughout the nation and over 10,000 programs have been developed, in almost all the states, adopting the framework of the Network. I am a published author of 17 Christian books, and have spent over thirty years tracing my ancestors and writing a book about my Kentucky Heritage. My books are listed below: “Our Kentucky Heritage” “My Daily Devotional” "My Daily Devotional Volume II" "My Daily Devotional Volume III" "My Daily Devotional Volume IV" "My Daily Devotional Volume Six" "My Daily Devotional Volume Seven" "God’s Plan for the Family” " God’s Plan for a Father” "God's Plan for a Joy Filled Life" "The Silent Church" "God's Plan For Financial Freedom" "Living Without Sin" "My Kentucky Heritage" "Brock Family Cookbook" All of my books can be ordered at by typing in my name Robert William Brock, Jr. As part of my ministry I write a free daily devotional which is distributed on a daily basis to over 2 million people daily via e-mail. I live with my wife Margaret of 45 years in East Liverpool, where we have resided for over 33 years. We have three children and six grandchildren.
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