Episode 753: The Dangers of Pride

Episode 753 October 11, 2023 00:10:00
Episode 753: The Dangers of Pride
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Episode 753: The Dangers of Pride

Oct 11 2023 | 00:10:00

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Show Notes

Throughout history, pride has been a precursor to downfall, as seen in the narratives of the Tower of Babel, the Peloponnesian War, and Nebuchadnezzar's reign. The Tower of Babel illustrates humanity's attempt to rival God's domain, leading to the confounding of language and scattering of people. Similarly, the pride of Athens, during its Golden Age, fueled an aggressive expansion, resulting in the devastating Peloponnesian War. Nebuchadnezzar's unchecked pride led to his humiliation, only regaining his position upon humbling himself before God. Scriptures consistently emphasize the dangers of pride and the virtue of humility. As Proverbs 13:10 states, where there's pride, strife follows, but wisdom is with those who seek counsel. Jesus also exemplified and taught humility, underscoring its significance in our spiritual journey. As believers, we must guard against pride and embrace the wisdom of humility, acknowledging God's sovereignty in all things.

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