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TO BE HUMBLE IS TO BE COURTEOUS . According to online, the definition for courteous is having or showing good manners; polite. I asked my oldest daughter to tell me what her classmates do that she considers bad manners.   She said, “Disrupt the class.”  This led me to think about a list of  disruptive things that people do.   People disrupt marriages.  People disrupt relationships.  People disrupt ministries.  People disrupt the program of God.   People disrupt lives.  People disrupt conversations.  People disrupt people. Mark 12:31 gives us the solution for this disruptive problem.   It says that “ Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.” Meaning, that the good that you want for yourself want for others, too. For this wisdom originates from the heavens.  But the wisdom from which carnal behaviors are born is described in James 3:15 as earthly, sensual, and devilish and according to James, produces con