Tag Archives: hubris

Pride; August 16, 2020


Luke 14:11 “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” This doesn’t specify whether Peter was present at this particular time, but he certainly got the message, because he wrote, “All of … Continue reading

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Applying Wisdom; June 9, 2020


Proverbs 3:1-2 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. This chapter of Proverbs has so much extremely helpful stuff in it … Continue reading

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Examples; March 25, 2020


1 Timothy 1:15-17 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners–of whom I am the worst. But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the … Continue reading

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Hubris; August 1, 2019


Psalm 36:1-2 An oracle is within my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes. For in his own eyes he flatters himself too much to detect or hate his sin. A … Continue reading

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Conceit; April 14, 2018


Habakkuk 2:4 “See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright— but the righteous will live by his faith —” Because verses 2 and 3 were given to this church repeatedly years ago, I have tended to skip over … Continue reading

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Solomon’s Pride; August 9, 2017


1 Chronicles 28:9 “And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands every motive behind the thoughts. If you … Continue reading

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February 1, 2015


Isaiah 2:17-18 The arrogance of man will be brought low and the pride of men humbled; the Lord alone will be exalted in that day, and the idols will totally disappear. Verse seven of this chapter speaks of material wealth, … Continue reading

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December 21, 2013


Colossians 1:17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. This brief passage of six verses is incredibly loaded. For starters, it demolishes the Jehovah’s Witnesses position that Jesus is less than fully God, but of … Continue reading

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November 5, 2012


Psalm 118:22-23 The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone; the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes. This is among the Scriptures that Jesus quoted directly about Him-self, (Matthew 21:42) and as such it … Continue reading

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