Humility: The Joy of Self-Forgetfulness 

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Humility: The Joy of Self-Forgetfulness*

By Gavin Ortlund 

Crossway, 2023 

96 Pages 

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In this book pastor Gavin Ortlund (grandson of Ray Ortlund Sr., to whom he dedicates the book) encourages readers that humility is not just an abstract virtue but a mark of Christian integrity. Ortlund examines humility both on a personal level and in the context of the church, giving examples of ways to cultivate it—including meditation on the gospel and practicing intentional gratitude. Ortlund expounds on humility in light of the incarnation and death of Jesus, casting a vision for a gospel-centered, humble life. 

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