Lesson for October 8, 2016.

PRIDE

Scripture Reading: Daniel the 4th chapter.

Memory Verse: Proverbs 16:18.

  1. Of a long list of things that the Lord hates, what is the first thing mentioned? Proverbs 6:16-19.
  2. Why will the wicked not seek after the Heavenly Father? Psalms 10:4.
  3. What will a man’s pride gain him? Proverbs 29:23.
  4. What is mentioned in Proverbs 16:18, that goes before destruction?
  5. What was the cause of Lucifer’s downfall? Isaiah 14:12-15.
  6. What high position did Haman once hold in the kingdom of Persia and Media? Esther 5:7-12.
  7. In his anger against Mordecai what did he do? Esther 5:13,14.
  8. How did Haman meet his death? Esther 7:10.

NOTE: This is a man who held a very high position in life but became exalted  through pride. He met his bitter end, being hanged on the gallows that he had prepared for the man he hated.

  1. What happened to King Nebuchadnezzar because of pride? Daniel 4:30-33.
  2. What great lesson did this king learn the hard way? Daniel 4:34-37.
  3. Where does pride come from? 1 John 2:16.

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