Every time I scroll through my social media or watch TV you know what I see? I see The Pride of Life. For those of you listening that don’t understand The Pride of Life listen to our community podcast show because, if you fall into this category their is no way you can have a relationship with God. Once you listen to the “The Pride of Life Podcast show study the following scriptures below to see how God feels about the SINS of the pride of life.
What are the sins of the pride of life? Scripture says the following:
⇒ There is the pride of self-sufficiency.
“Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked” (Re. 3:17).
“Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth” (Pr. 27:1).
⇒ There is the pride of wealth.
“For the wicked boasteth of his heart’s desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth” (Ps. 10:3).
“Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them” (Ps. 39:6).
“They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him” (Ps. 49:6–7).
“By thy great wisdom and by thy traffic hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches” (Eze. 28:5).\
⇒ There is the pride of position.
“Not a novice [new believer], lest being lifted up with a pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil” (1 Ti. 3:6).
“I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes [a church leader], who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not” (3 Jn. 9).
“For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil” (Ge. 3:5).
“Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus [representative of Satan], and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord God; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty. Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God” (Eze. 28:11–13).
⇒ There is the pride of power.
“And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass” (Le. 26:19).
⇒ There is the pride of intelligence and knowledge.
“And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know” (1 Co. 8:2).
⇒ There is the pride of being better and superior.
“And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness” (Ro. 2:19).
“Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain” (Pr. 25:14).
⇒ There is the pride of conceit.
“Be of the same mind one toward another, Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits” (Ro. 12:16).
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him” (Pr. 26:12).
⇒ There is the pride of self-glory.
“For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful” (Ps. 36:2).
⇒ There is the pride of self-righteousness.
“The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican” (Lu. 18:11).
“For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God” (Ro. 10:3).
“I am clean without transgression, I am innocent; neither is there iniquity in me” (Jb. 33:9).