I am now in my 40th year of full time ministry and my 59th year of full time life! Seems and feels more like about 35. He renews our strength and restores our youth! One thing that living to this point in time has done; it’s given me some experience, and as we all know, experience is the best teacher.
There is something that God has shown us in His word over and over again regarding the success of life in the heart of the believer. It is the unattainable quest of one enormously essential trait…. humility. That’s right – the dreaded H word! God has seen fit to order the bulk of blessing for His children through the avenue of profound lowliness. The stickler about this is the fact that when you believe you have finally achieved this level of spiritual maturity, you are guaranteeing yourself that you most assuredly have not. Let us ponder this fragile subject.