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Who is wise…? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. (James 3:13)

Humility! The virtue that gets lost in the speed of fast-track living. From the Greek word, prautes, humility is “gentleness, not born in weakness, but in power.”  I’ve heard it referred to as”bridled power.”  James tells us a little secret.  True humility only comes from wisdom. But here’s the catch.  Only heavenly wisdom produces humility.  Counterfeit, or earthly, wisdom is simply a veneer over secret pride. Continue reading