1.    How does the Lord regard pride?

“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto Him: a proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, an heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, a false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren,” Proverbs 6:16-19.

2.    Why will the wicked not seek after God?

“The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts,” Psalm 10:4.

3.    What will one’s pride do for him?

“A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit,” Proverbs 29:23.

4.    Is there a woe pronounced upon pride?

“Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!” Isaiah 28:1.

5.    Of what is pride a forerunner?

“Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall,” Proverbs 16:18.

6.    What is God’s attitude toward the proud?

“But He giveth more grace. Wherefore He saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble,” James 4:6. See Psalm 40:4; 101:5; 138:6.

7.    Why should we not indulge in pride?

“An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin,” Proverbs 21:4.

8.    How are the proud generally regarded?

“And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered,” Malachi 3:15.

9.    What is to be one of the sins of the last days?

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,” II Timothy 3:1, 2.

10.    From where does the pride of life come?

“For all that is in the world the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world,” I John 2:16.

11.    What will become of all these worldly things?

“And the world passeth away, and the lusts thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever,” verse 17.

12.    What is to be the fate of the proud?

“For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the Lord of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch,” Malachi 4:1.

Dear sinner come to Christ today,

Repent, give Him your heart and pray,

And He will not turn you away,

And will forsake you never.

He’ll fill your soul with love and light,

Forgive your sins, dispel your night,

And you can walk with Him in white,

Forever, Oh! Forever!

Forever, Oh! Forever.

_Willis Logan

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