HumilityI know a person who takes credit for the accomplishments of others as if they were his own. This is bad enough; worse still when it’s done with God. But the young Joseph gave credit to whom it belonged.

Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “It is not within my power, but God will speak concerning the welfare of Pharaoh.”
Genesis 41:16 NET

I liked the translation of the Bíblia de Jerusalém: “Who am I!” When the Egyptian sovereign told Joseph that he’d heard he could interpret dreams, Joseph answered in this way.

For every good work of the kingdom of God, we ought to reply in similar fashion. And not only reply, but think that way.

For there’s nothing worse in God’s kingdom than to attribute divine accomplishments to ourselves.

What do you think?

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