“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. 5  In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus” (Phil 2)

“Humility may be your most under-rated superpower.” (Psychology Today)

the need

1/ What do you think humility looks like? When do you find it hard to be humble? Why do we find humility so difficult? You may like to think of a time when someone has acted with humility towards you and consider what difference it made.

the Gospel

2/ Read Phil 2:1-11 How should Christians treat each other (v3-4)?  What does the example of Jesus teach us? (How does v5 help motivate us correctly? How Line‘far’ did Jesus’ humility go? How does that challenge the way we hear v3-4?)

the Impact

3/ How practically should this shape the way we:

4/ What one thing will we commit to do or change? How realistically will we help one another with this? 


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Santhosh Thomas

Santhosh is one of our pastors, with special responsibility for overseeing our small groups and various teaching and discipleship programmes. Born and raised in London, he has previously worked in churches in Oxford and Central London. He’s married to Jess and along with their three young children they enjoy sport, swings and meeting new people!

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