PRIDE
A Serial Killer on the Loose
THE VERSES
• Pride’s Characteristics
- Its Path –“The wicked, through the pride of his
countenance, will not seek after...
THE VERSES
• Pride’s Characteristics
- Its Proclamation –“He hath said in his heart, I shall
not be moved: for I shall ...
THE VERSES
• Pride’s Consequences – “An high look, and a proud
heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin” (Pro. 21:4;...
THE VERSES
• Pride’s Consequences
- Cut Off –“The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips,
and the tongue that speaketh ...
THE VERSES
• Pride’s Converse
- Fear the Lord –“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil:
pride, and arrogancy, and the evi...
THE VICTIMOLOGY
• Pride is a heart issue (Mark 7:21-23; Pro.
4:23)
- Examine Our Concern – Are we concerned only
with ...
THE VICTIMOLOGY
• Pride is a heart issue (Mark 7:21-23; Pro.
4:23)
- Examine Our Complacency – Are we complacent,
sati...
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Pride a serial killer on the loose (2)

Pride
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. PRIDE A Serial Killer on the Loose
  • 2. THE VERSES • Pride’s Characteristics - Its Path –“The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts” (Psa. 10:4; cf. Isa. 55:8; Jer. 10:23) - Its Persecution –“The wicked in his pride doeth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined” (Psa. 10:2; cf. Psa. 10:8- 10; Obad. 10-14; Luke 10:31-32) - Its Pleasure –“For the wicked boasteth of his heart’s desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth” (Psalm 10:3; cf. Rom. 1:32; Isa. 3:9; Obad. 12)
  • 3. THE VERSES • Pride’s Characteristics - Its Proclamation –“He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity” (Psa. 10:6, vs. 4, 11, 13; cf. Pro. 14:3; Exo. 5:2; Dan. 4:30; Obad. 3) - Its Production –“His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity” (Psa. 10:7; cf. Psa. 10:14; Pro. 13:10; Pro. 28:25)
  • 4. THE VERSES • Pride’s Consequences – “An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin” (Pro. 21:4; cf. Pro. 6:17) - Shame –“When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom” (Pro. 11:2; cf. Dan. 4:33) - Brought Low –“A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit” (Pro. 29:23; cf. Matt. 23:12, Luke 14:11; 18:14) - Destruction –“The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow” (Pro. 15:25; cf. Pro. 16:18; Mal. 4:1)
  • 5. THE VERSES • Pride’s Consequences - Cut Off –“The Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things” (Psa. 12:3; cf. Isa. 13:11; Exo. 5:2; Exo. 14:28) - Known Afar Off –“Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off” (Psa. 138:6) - Day of the Lord –“For the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low” (Isa. 2:12; cf. Psa. 10:14-18)
  • 6. THE VERSES • Pride’s Converse - Fear the Lord –“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate” (Pro. 8:13; cf. Ecc. 12:13; Acts 10:34-35) - Humility –“Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. Submit yourselves therefore to God” (James 4:6-7; cf. 1 Pet. 5:6; Matt. 5:3)
  • 7. THE VICTIMOLOGY • Pride is a heart issue (Mark 7:21-23; Pro. 4:23) - Examine Our Concern – Are we concerned only with self or with our neighbor? (Obad. 10-14; cf. Luke 10:31-32; Matt. 22:37-40) - Examine Our Confidence – Are we confident in our ourselves or is our confidence in God? (Obad. 3-4; cf. Deut. 6:10-12; 1 Tim. 6:17) - Examine Our Cooperation – Are we cooperating in the things of the world or in the things of God? (Obad. 11; cf. James 4:4; Rom. 12:2; 2 Cor. 6:17)
  • 8. THE VICTIMOLOGY • Pride is a heart issue (Mark 7:21-23; Pro. 4:23) - Examine Our Complacency – Are we complacent, satisfied with where we are or are we desirous of growth and maturity? (Obad. 3; cf. 1 Cor. 10:12; 1 Cor. 9:27; Matt. 5:6; 2 Pet. 3:18) - Examine Our Consequences – Are the consequences of our choices what we want? (Obad. 15; cf. Gal. 6:7; 2 Cor. 5:10-11)

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