The scourge of pride

Isa 2.11 “The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day. 12 For the day of the LORD of hosts [shall be] upon every [one that is] proud and lofty, and upon every [one that...

Filthy Rags or God’s Righteousness?

Man is by nature filled with pride and self righteousness. When you talk to the average person about going to heaven, the usual response is, “I am sure that I am going to heaven because I have never murdered anyone or…..” You know the rest of the story. But God sees...

The Sting Of Pride

Pride is perhaps the gravest sin in humans. It overestimates self and underestimates God and others. The Bible tells us quite a bit about this ugly sin. For one thing, God hates pride and arrogance in any area of life, whether it is spiritual pride (like the Pharisees...

To God Be The Glory

After Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines in 1 Samuel 13, the Scriptures tell us that Saul blew the trumpet! He wanted the accolades of the people; he was seeking power and fame. Remember another time how David was used to win a battle over the Philistines,...

Humility and Healing

James 5:16  Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. Pride is the enemy of genuine fellowship and healing. Pride refuses to confess any weakness or easily...