Tag Archives: Pride

Humble Yourself

Humble yourself before God. Now is your chance. Our problem is that we too powerful and fierce in our own eyes. Does this resonate with you? Don’t wait for God to humble you. Instead, follow the example of Jesus, who … Continue reading

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Incensed by Pride

When pride swells, we think our rights swell and we impose ourselves on others. We learn this today from the life of King Uzziah, whose pride made him unfaithful to God. God will not be mocked, and Uzziah found himself … Continue reading

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Pride Trifecta

Look at the trifecta of pride which plagues the human heart: wisdom, strength, and riches. When we boast in these, we increase and God decreases in our lives. What gives you security or comfort in this world? On what or … Continue reading

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The Bad Breath of Pride

Pride is like bad breath.  Everyone knows you have it except you.  And today we see through the pride of Haman that when the short game of revenge takes over our focus and sensibilities, we lose sight of purpose and … Continue reading

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Falling Short in Denial

Following Jesus and representing Jesus every day requires dedication.  And humility.  Peter teaches us today that pride goes before a fall.  He denied Jesus after saying he would stand with him forever.  The good news is that when we fall … Continue reading

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Pride Goeth Before The Exile

Our difficulty in maintaining faithfulness before God and toward God is hard to leave behind.  It’s part of our sin nature in the human condition.  Our flesh keeps dragging us back all the while the Spirit is trying to take … Continue reading

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Steward Purpose

When God leads us into fruitful and abundant places, we are to reflect back on God’s provision and his grace and generosity toward us in equipping and empowering us.  For it is God who enables us, and we are in … Continue reading

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