"Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven."
~Matthew 18:4 (NIV)
"For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."
~Matthew 23:12 (NIV)
You hear, O Lord, the desire of the afflicted;
you encourage them, and you listen to their cry.
~Psalm 10:17 (NIV)
When men are brought low and you say, ‘Lift them up!’
then he will save the downcast.
~Job 22:29 (NIV)
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says:
“God opposes the proud
but gives grace to the humble.
~James 4:6 (NIV)
The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
~Proverbs 15:33 (NIV)
A man’s pride brings him low,
but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.
~Proverbs 29:23 (NIV)
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
~1 Peter 5:6 (NIV)