Step 7 of the 12 steps Is all about the idea of humility. Step 7 builds on both step 3 and step 6. These steps act as a prerequisite of knowing the specifics of your weaknesses. Once an individual knows what to remove they can now allow their higher power to help.
An important aspect of step 7 is remaining humble in order to keep a recovering individual from downsizing the impacts of their behavior. It also causes one to check the limits of their will over their disease at any time. Step 7 will help check the limits of the individual, but it is also a key factor in realizing the influence of a greater force on addiction.