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Why Do Some People Choose Pride Over Humility?

by | Jan 5, 2022 | Unleashing Hope

We choose not to trust in God and His Word, but instead to trust in ourselves and the world. It always comes down to the Word or the World. 

Hosea 4:6, NKJV “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…”

When you choose to do it your way instead of God’s way, it’s called rebellion.

1 Samuel 15:23, NKJV “Rebellion is as sinful as witchcraft, and stubbornness as bad as worshiping idols. So because you have rejected the command of the Lord, he has rejected you as king.”

Rebellion often happens because of fear, for pleasure, or because of pride. 

Rebellion always results in ruin and is the devil’s representative. Rebellion leads to hellion. 

2 Corinthians 10:6, TLB “I will use these weapons against every rebel who remains after I have first used them on you yourselves and you surrender to Christ.”

The cure for rebellion is surrender and submission. When we surrender to God, He wins, so we win. 

The Challenge

  • Do you submit and surrender to God and those God has placed over you? 
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