One of the remarkable things about growth in grace
"O what a wretched man I am!" Romans 7:24
One of the remarkable things about growth in grace is that the more you grow--the smaller you become in your own eyes.
In the first epistle Paul ever wrote, he was "the least of all apostles."
He later wrote to the Ephesians that he was "less than the least of all the saints."
Shortly before his death he wrote to Timothy, "I am the chief of sinners."