Tag «Pride»

Pride Argues Ignorance of SELF

“Patience is better than pride.” Ecclesiastes 7:8 Pride is the opposite of patience. Man is impatient, because he is proud.  Many are proud — who think themselves humble. But let vexations come — have they to bear reproof, to meet the faults, or ignorance of others — and impatience tells the truth; they are proud, not humble!  Pride …

The Consequences of Sin

So with us. Many a sin which the believer has committed God has pardoned, but the consequences come, all the same, you may have the guilt forgiven but you cannot undo the sin, there it remains, and our children and our children’s children may have to smart for sins which God has forgiven to us. …

Love Doesn’t Brag

We continue our study in 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. Here we will take on two more negative verbs about love. It’s important to note that the Greek uses the absolute negative (NOT) for each of these negative verbs we are discussing and the fact that they are all in the present tense means that this is …