Our Pride vs. God’s Word…and the winner is?

pride

Why write an article on pride when we can read God’s Word and witness the utter destruction of any insinuation that pride is tolerated by God.

Proverbs 11:2

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.

Proverbs 16:5

Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 29:23

One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Proverbs 27:2

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

James 4:6

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches,

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

1 John 2:16

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.

Romans 12:16

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.

2 Timothy 3:2

For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

1 Corinthians 13:4

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

Proverbs 11:12

Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.

Proverbs 12:15

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

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