Ray Ortlund is becoming one of my favorite people to read. This is not even something he wrote, but he knows how to post some awesomeness. From a post named “I am… nothing”
“I am royal, I am lordly, I am mighty, I am honored, I am exalted, I am glorified, I am powerful, I am all-powerful, I am brilliant, I am lion-brave, I am manly, I am supreme, I am noble.”
Adad-Nirari II, in Daniel David Luckenbill, Ancient Records of Assyria and Babylonia (Chicago, 1926), I:110, italics added.
“He made himself nothing.” Philippians 2:7