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Friday, May 26 Let the one who is the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the one taking the lead as the one ministering.​—Luke 22:26.

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Friday, May 26

Let the one who is the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the one taking the lead as the one ministering.—Luke 22:26.


We conduct ourselves as “the youngest” when we “consider others superior” to us. (Phil. 2:3) The more we cultivate that attitude, the less likely we are to stumble others. All our brothers and sisters are superior to us in one way or another. It is not hard to see this when we focus on their positive qualities. We should take to heart the counsel that the apostle Paul gave to the Corinthians: “Who makes you different from another? Indeed, what do you have that you did not receive? If, in fact, you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not receive it?” (1 Cor. 4:7) We should beware of any temptation to draw attention to ourselves or to think of ourselves as superior to others. If a brother gives stimulating talks or a sister is gifted at starting Bible studies, he or she should be quick to give the credit to Jehovah. w21.06 22 ¶9-10

You can't walk with God while holding hands with the Devil.

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