An out-of-print Christian biography that would only interest a narrow audience (thus I won’t review it) did have some excerpts I want to share with you as a springboard for my own thoughts.
“True spiritual superiority does not assert itself, but makes itself felt. It does not look for acknowledgement, but is acknowledged because real.” (page 155)
– I agree. If someone is the “real deal” spiritually, you usually just know it. It is not what they say or do necessarily, but their spirituality is who they are and you can feel it. You sense Christ in them. If someone is asserting them self as spiritually mature or advanced, well, that is a sign of the opposite. Like humility, that tricky virtue: proclaiming you are humble is a sure sign you are not humble! We need to focus less on ourselves and more on Christ. While there is…
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