Search ResultsPride 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. 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. History of Hymns: “Children of the Heavenly Father” This offers background and commentary on the beautiful Scandinavian hymn by Caroline Sandell-Berg (1832-1903) and translated by Ernst William Olson (1870-1958), "Children of the Heavenly Father.” 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! 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. 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. 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. 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. History of Hymns: “Take Up Thy Cross” This offers background and commentary on the 1845 hymn by Charles W. Everest (1814-1877): "Take Up Thy Cross." The Truth About Pride What is pride, and why should we avoid it? Twelve truths about the weakness of pride and the strength of Christ. 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. Pride and the 1986 Challenger Disaster This sermon illustration uses the 1986 Challenger disaster to consider success, arrogance, and pride. Full Text Hymns on Pride At CalvaryPD
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See more hymns... 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. 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. Spiritual Pride An excerpt from St. John of the Cross' classic The Dark Night of the Soul which focuses on the secret spiritual pride often found in "beginners in the spiritual life." The Potent Poison of Pride Like pufferfish, human beings can blow themselves up with pride and arrogance to make themselves look bigger than they are, becoming toxic to a marriage, a church, or a friendship. 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." Pride and Celebrity Why do we think and talk about God? Is it for his glory or for our own? A brief excerpt from C. S. Lewis’s The Problem of Pain. Untie the Donkey: Pride The Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys refuse to be untied—in this case, from their pride. A great skit for Palm Sunday. On Living Humility Reflecting on the humility of God shown through Jesus' incarnation, Scott Hoezee's sermon starter on Philippians 2:1-13 describes the characteristics of both humility and pride. Hoezee concludes with a sermon illustration that describes a humble rabbi.