Total humility sign of devotion

“Blessed are the poor in spirit:

for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Matthew 5:3

“Poor in spirit” means total humility before the all-knowing, all-powerful God of all creation, a humility that is born from our personal awareness that we are but dust and are absolutely incapable of fashioning ourselves into something acceptable to him without his divine intervention.

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