umility is a costly garment every genuine Christian must wear. The Word of God says: "Clothe yourselves with humility…for God is oppose to the proud, but gives grace to the humble…humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God , that He may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you" (1 Peter 5: 5-7). Let us break this Scripture down into four points:
First point: "Clothe yourselves with humility." In this context, the word 'clothe', refers to a white scarf or apron that was typically worn by servants. Does that mean you have to conform to everybody's wishes? No; if you do that everybody else may like you but you would not like yourself, neither would God. Just be who God called you to be, and be willing to serve others as the opportunity arises.
Second point: "God is oppose to the proud, but gives grace to the humble." Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less and putting others first.
Third point: "Humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time." Throughout Scripture "the mighty hand of God" symbolizes two things: God's hand of discipline and His hand of deliverance, and you need both. So submit to His discipline and you will experience His deliverance.