Look, your king is coming to you. He is righteous and victorious, yet he is humble, riding on a donkey— riding on a donkey’s colt.
Matthew 11:29 NLT
29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being.
he humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross.
The eyes of the Lord watch over those who do right; his ears are open to their cries for help.
Matthew 10:29-31 NLT
What is the price of two sparrows—one copper coin ? But not a single sparrow can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it. And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows.
he bends down to listen
4 So anyone who becomes as humble as this little child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
I tell you the truth, anyone who doesn’t receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.
I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts.
I will remove all proud and arrogant people from among you.
There will be no more haughtiness on my holy mountain.
12 Those who are left will be the lowly and humble, for it is they who trust in the name of the Lord.
2 Chronicles 7:14 Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. 15 My eyes will be open and my ears attentive to every prayer made in this place.
2 Chronicles 12:7
When the Lord saw their change of heart, he gave this message to Shemaiah: “Since the people have humbled themselves, I will not completely destroy them and will soon give them some relief.
1 Peter 5:5-7
5 In the same way, you who are younger must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you, dress yourselves in humility as you relate to one another, for
“God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”
6 So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. 7 Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.
Fools think their own way is right, but the wise listen to others.
Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.
Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.