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Pride Scott Hoezee and David Bast explore the 'deadly sin' of pride and meditate on its antidote, humility and service, drawing from Genesis 3:1-7 and 1 Peter 5:4-5. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Scott Hoezee It’s OK to be Patriotic, But… As we celebrate Independence day, Derek Vreeland explains how to understand the word 'patriotic' as a Christian and warns us not to idolize our nation. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Derek Vreeland Pride in Your Work Is No Sin This article reflects on pride and the workplace, contrasting sinful pride about ourselves with godly pride in the work we are called to do. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Todd Lake Suffering as the Pathway to Future Unity This article argues that Jesus' death and resurrection, due to their being "on the axis" of the universe, allow for our present sorrow to be turned into joy and reconciliation through Christ. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Derek Vreeland Labor Day, Pride, and Humility At Worshiping with Children Carolyn Brown shares advice for engaging and age-inclusive worship planning. In this piece she deals with Labor Day and the given lectionary texts, focusing on pride and humility--and a little dirt, too! Resource type: Article | Source: Worshiping With Children | Author: Carolyn Brown Seeking Good Soil in the Burbs – Neil Cole on Being Missional in the Burbs This article is about seeking good soil in being missional in the suburbs. In this article the author contends that finding good soil means finding the poor and broken and ministering to them in that community.... Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: David Fitch Pride Goes Before Destruction This podcast on Proverbs 16:3 talks about building the Tower of Babel, encouraging us to avoid the sin of pride and to commit our ways to the Lord. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Howard E. Butt, Jr. The Lust, The Flesh, The Eyes and The Pride of Life One video and one audio recording of Michael Roe's song "The Lust, The Flesh, The Eyes and The Pride of Life." The song is based on 1 John 2:16 and is appropriate especially for Lent. Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Global Worship | Author: Michael Roe Twelve-Step “Pride Elimination” Plan This article by Donald DeMarco discusses the nature and problem of pride. Defining pride as "an inordinate desire for praise, honors, and recognition," Demarco illustrates how pride is unrealistic, unattractive, unprofitable and unlike Christ. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Donald DeMarco Peter's Pride In this sermon on Acts 11:1-18 Conrad Massa highlights the way in which God challenges Peter's pride as the gospel is extended to the Gentiles. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) | Author: Conrad H Massa Pride's Opposite Asserting that Paul claims the opposite of love is pride, this sermon illustration by John Boykin demonstrates how to practice kindness and patience. This illustration suits Colossians 3:12 and 1 Corinthians 13:4. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: John Boykin What We Look For in Leaders—and How Jesus is Different This article highlights themes of leadership and humility by arguing that following Jesus' example of leadership means accepting the invitation to poverty and considering the needs of others before our own. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Natasha Sistrunk Robinson Full Text Hymns on Pride At CalvaryPD
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The Wrong Kind of Pride A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Ezekiel 31:10. Roberts distinguishes between two kinds of "pride": the delight we feel in a worthy accomplishment, and the arrogance that that seeks to elevate ourselves above God. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling Is Pride Always Wrong? This devotional on Isaiah 23:9 considers pride, suggesting that pride is not always wrong. While sinful pride takes way too much credit, Godly pride comes with humility and gratitude. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts Pride and the 1986 Challenger Disaster This sermon illustration uses the 1986 Challenger disaster to consider success, arrogance, and pride. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today The Danger of Spiritual Pride In this homily on the parable of the pharisee and the tax collector, Luke 18:9-14, Leo Edgar warns Christians against the danger of spiritual pride and admonishes them to espouse a childlike faith and humility. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Torch | Author: Leo Edgar O.P. Pride in the Pulpit This sermon illustration for Isaiah 6:5 and 1 Corinthians 1:27-29 quotes Richard Baxter as saying, "When pride has written the sermon, it goes with us to the pulpit." Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Richard L. Baxter How the Mighty Fall Mark D. Roberts uses the condemnation of Tyre in Ezekiel 28:5 to warn against pride in leadership and one’s personal life and emphasize that all success comes from God. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts Do You Know the Seven Deadly Sins? Detailing the historical origins of "The Seven Deadly Sins," this article by Christopher Hunt discusses how the dangerous attitudes of pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust lead to destructive sin. Resource type: Article | Source: Groundwork | Author: Christopher Hunt The Value of Pride An illustration by Bill White describing a conversation that he had with someone who valued their pride, appropriate for James 4:10, Romans 12:3, and Proverbs 29:23. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Bill White
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