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Summary: Examining pride in the life of a believer

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1. The DESCRIPTION of Pride

A. What is pride?

1) Proverbs 21:4

2) Pride is taking God’s glory for yourself

3) Pride occurs when we forget where our blessings come from

B. Who does pride come from?

1 John 2:16

Isaiah 14:12-15

C. Why does pride tempt us?

1) Satan’s goal: remove God from the throne of our lives

2) If we are prideful, we fulfill Satan’s goal

2. The DESTRUCTION of Pride

A. Pride brings disgrace (Prov. 11:2)

B. Pride causes division (Prov. 13:10)

C. Pride causes you to forget God (Deut. 8:14)

D. Pride distances you from God (Ps. 138:6)

E. Pride revisits you with damage (Ps. 31:23)

F. Pride destroys your life (2 Chr. 26:16)

3. The DEFEAT of Pride

A. Stay away from it (Rom. 12:16)

B. Repent of it (v. 26)

C. Ask God to keep you humble (Job 40:12)


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