John Bailey and Mark Renfroe discuss how we can guard our hearts against the poisonous sin of pride.
God makes it very clear in scripture that there is one thing in us that spells the ruin of our relationship with him and other people.
When Abraham Lincoln won the Presidential nomination, famous writer Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “We heard the result coldly and sadly. It seemed too rash, on a purely local reputation, to build so grave a trust in such anxious times.”
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are right and his ways are just; and those who walk in pride he is able to humble.
This week, Gary Wilkerson and Bob Ditmer discuss the modern church's charismatic chaos and charismatic quenching the Holy Spirit.
Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the Lord.”
Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.
The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life.