Posts tagged ChasingHumility
Joel Stepanek

“Let my name be forgotten.” 

It was a prayer of humility that I thought I should be praying, but I didn’t mean it. I was about to speak in front of nearly 25,000 people. I was proclaiming the Gospel message and wanted to do my best. I wanted God to work through me. But I also, in the back of my mind, hoped that people would remember me. I hoped they would love the message I gave.  

So I prayed against that desire - the desire to be known - but I didn’t really mean it.

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