I know many of us long to be more deeply connected to Jesus, to live the full and abundant life that comes from walking in the Spirit, and having a deeper sense of calling and purpose by having our identities wrapped up in being a beloved child of God. This is the best stuff of the Christian life!
When you take all this love and affection that is poured out over us and combine that with our sin nature, powered by our ego and pride, it is easy for us to get off the rails.
Many of us who have been around the church a while have found incredible ways to cover up our pride and ego. We are all about the humblebrag. But the humblebrag is not a new invention; it has been around since the first disciples. In fact, this passage comes from the disciples doing just that, laying down the humblebrag.
Who is going to be the greatest?