Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

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Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby Blessed » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:15 pm

Where does "pride" in rank in terms of sin hierarchy?

This is a sort of generalist type question for anyone acclimated with all the books of the Old Testament and New Testament scripture.

What is the best way for a Christian to deal with someone who is prideful, judgemental, and close minded. Assuming it's even possible?

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Re: Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby B. W. » Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:40 pm

Blessed wrote:Where does "pride" in rank in terms of sin hierarchy?

This is a sort of generalist type question for anyone acclimated with all the books of the Old Testament and New Testament scripture.

What is the best way for a Christian to deal with someone who is prideful, judgemental, and close minded. Assuming it's even possible?


Bible speaks of this sort of pride as...and doing these things

Pro 6:16 These six things the LORD hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him:
Pro 6:17 A proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood,
Pro 6:18 A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that are swift in running to evil,
Pro 6:19 A false witness who speaks lies, And one who sows discord among brethren.

There are several definitions for pride and one concerns benign pride - like being proud of Kids for doing the right thing. or proud about anthers accomplishments, etc... nothing wrong with this.

However, the other is a Hubris pride and that is the type God hates and is wrong...
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Re: Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:57 pm

B.W., imma copy those verses for fb chat for the youth group
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Re: Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:01 pm

B. W. wrote:
Blessed wrote:Where does "pride" in rank in terms of sin hierarchy?

This is a sort of generalist type question for anyone acclimated with all the books of the Old Testament and New Testament scripture.

What is the best way for a Christian to deal with someone who is prideful, judgemental, and close minded. Assuming it's even possible?


Bible speaks of this sort of pride as...and doing these things

Pro 6:16 These six things the LORD hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him:
Pro 6:17 A proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood,
Pro 6:18 A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that are swift in running to evil,
Pro 6:19 A false witness who speaks lies, And one who sows discord among brethren.

There are several definitions for pride and one concerns benign pride - like being proud of Kids for doing the right thing. or proud about anthers accomplishments, etc... nothing wrong with this.

However, the other is a Hubris pride and that is the type God hates and is wrong...
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What about for those insane people who don't think what they're doing is wrong? Like with murder or wicked plans?

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Re: Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby Blessed » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:17 am

I've always wondered if insane people, or those with mental issues, are judged the same as sane people at judgement.

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Re: Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby Philip » Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:40 am

God judges people for what they CAN do and understand, and not for actions due to severe mental issues they cannot control. Same with babies and young children dying - as they are not yet mentally capable of understanding their sin and guilt, or the Gospel. My dentist was a fine Christian man who became severely depressed and killed himself - and I fully expect to see him in Heaven!

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Re: Pride. What does scripture say about Human Pride

Postby BigHamster » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:15 pm

B. W. wrote:
However, the other is a Hubris pride and that is the type God hates and is wrong...
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I read somewhere that "Intellectual Pride" ranks pretty high up there. If you're a works-based type of person trying to better yourself and find humility, its one of the hardest pride's to get rid of.

Is it included with Hubris? Is it mentioned in the bible ? Not sure. Anyway, to find where intellectual pride is rife, just go to any university :-)


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