2 Chronicles 26:16; 27:6 But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall…Jotham grew powerful because he walked steadfastly before the LORD his God.
How proud I can be sometimes, O Lord – proud of MY accomplishments, MY abilities, even of MY apparent humility. How deceived I am! All my accomplishments and abilities are made possible only by you. Knock me down to size when my sinful pride rears its boastful head. Comfort me with the truth that Christ has forgiven me for my sinful pride. When I receive success or failure, accolades or accusations, keep me humble and steadfast like Jotham. May my only boasting be in what Jesus has done for me and what You accomplish through a frail and fragile sinner like me. In Jesus’ name I humbly pray. Amen.