14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing, 15 so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky 16 as you hold firmly to the word of life. Philippians 2: 14-16
Be counter-cultural. We live in a selfish world where a “you do you” attitude exists, where nothing matters as long as you are true to yourself and protect your own interests, where it is ok to hurt others because “I deserve better.” In this toxic environment, dare to be different. While many seek fleeting “joy” in comfort and pride, find your true joy in the discomfort of humility.
Jesus did nothing of out selfish ambition and vain conceit, instead, he valued others above himself in humility. And because he did so, God exalted him to the very highest place and gave him a name that is above every name.
He is the creator of the universe, the king of the world, the ruler of all things in heaven and on earth and under the earth. If he can humble himself to the point of death on a cross, the reward must be so exceedingly worthy.
Therefore imitate him J.