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18 June 2008

Pride

A wise man once told me...

"you should just lay down and die... it will hurt less"
a wise man


Galatians 2:19
Indeed, I have been crucified with Christ. My ego is no longer central.

Pride is my biggest character flaw.
It's not even a contest.
It's the dragon that must be slain and slain again.

Pride makes you stand in judgment of the dancers.
Pride let's you paint your walls brown... but disapproves.
Pride puts me before you.
Pride is an adulterer.

James 4: You're cheating on God. If all you want is your own way, flirting with the world every chance you get, you end up enemies of God and his way. And do you suppose God doesn't care? The proverb has it that "he's a fiercely jealous lover." And what he gives in love is far better than anything else you'll find. It's common knowledge that "God goes against the willful proud;


Pride tells God how deep His well should be and how wide his river should run.
Pride is the ass whom God mocks.

Proverbs 34:34 He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.

Pride "knows better" and says so.
Pride thinks it's way to a still spirit.
Pride is silent. Quiet. Dormant.


Prov 16:18 First pride, then the crash— the bigger the ego, the harder the fall.

Pride is scary.

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