Tag: Pride

Don’t Let Pride Trip You

Proverbs 16:18 If you are proud, you will be destroyed. If you are proud, you will fall. With humility comes wisdom and with wisdom comes honor. Before coming to The Salvation Army Bridge Program I was also in rehab in Rockingham in Western Australia. Where I learned all […]

Anger is Often a Reaction to Hurt Pride

Numbers 22:29 Balaam said, “Because you’ve been playing games with me! If I had a sword I would have killed you by now.” The donkey saved Balaam’s life but made him look foolish in the process, so Balaam lashed out at the donkey. We sometimes strike out at […]

4o Days of Recovery ~ Day 4o

A NEW DIRECTION John 14:6 Jesus said, “I am the Road, also the Truth, also the Life. No one gets to the Father apart from me.       In these times of engaging in the recovery process, we are constantly being directed. Rather than ignoring sound advice, […]

Discipline

When things go badly, when affliction and suffering descend, God tells them where they’ve gone wrong, shows them how their pride has caused their trouble. He forces them to heed his warning, tells them they must repent of their bad life. When Jesus died, he took sin down […]

Pride Leads to Relapse

Pride lures us into living independently of God. This causes God’s guiding influence to leave our life. When we stay in God’s presence pride and self-sufficiency have no place in our lives because we have a hightened awareness of who we are, who God is and what He […]

Preserved By Humility

Submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands,you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to […]

The Error of Presumption

James 1:12 Happy are those who remain faithful under trials, because when they succeed in passing such a test, they will receive as their reward the life which God has promised to those who love him.  Recovery can be a strenuous struggle. Many of us have relapsed and […]

Humility is a precursor to honor

Pride first, then the crash, but humility is a precursor to honor. The payoff for meekness and Fear-of-God is plenty and honor and a satisfying life. You who are younger must follow your leaders. But all of you, leaders and followers alike, are to be down to earth […]