He can praose God when others are preferred and blessed before him.He can bear to hear others praised while he is forgotten because ...During cross-examination a lawyer demanded, "What are your qualifications as an expert witness in this case?Because he had no pressing business at the moment, Professor Washington smiled, rolled up his sleeves, and proceeded to do the humble chore she had requested.When he was finished, he carried the logs into the house and stacked them by the fireplace.A truly humble man is hard to find, yet God delights to honor such selfless people. Washington, the renowned black educator, was an outstanding example of this truth.
he has received the spirit of Jesus, who pleased not Himself, and who sought not His own honor.
Therefore, in putting on the Lord Jesus Christ he has put on the heart of compassion, kindness, meekness, longsuffering, and humility." M. De Haan used to say, "Humility is something we should constantly pray for, yet never thank God that we have." Henry Augustus Rowland, professor of physics at Johns Hopkins University, was once called as an expert witness at a trial.
Washington in his office at the Institute and apologized profusely. Not long afterward she showed her admiration by persuading some wealthy acquaintances to join her in donating thousands of dollars to the Tuskegee Institute.
Wakefield tells the story of the famous inventor Samuel Morse who was once asked if he ever encountered situations where he didn't know what to do.
A little girl recognized him and later revealed his identity to the lady.
The next morning the embarrassed woman went to see Mr. Besides, it's always a delight to do something for a friend." She shook his hand warmly and assured him that his meek and gracious attitude had endeared him and his work to her heart.