Nelson Nwosu (Anambra, Nigeria)
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By the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of yourself more highly than you ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. - Romans 12:3 (NRSV)
I once read that the smartest leaders are those who realize their gifts and their limitations. Paul warns us not to think too highly of ourselves by assuming we can do everything on our own, and he uses himself as an example.
anyone could have thought highly of himself,...
My strengths and weaknesses are part of the body of Christ.
To recognize my weaknesses
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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