Summary: Examining pride in the life of a believer
1. The DESCRIPTION of Pride
A. What is pride?
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?
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)