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Overestimating Yourself - Pride

October 19, 2008 Speaker: Fred Greco Series: Sins That Entangle

Topic: AM Service Passage: Proverbs 16:18–19, 1 Corinthians 4:1–7

I. Danger in Pride
A. Pride deceives
B. Pride comes unexpected
C. Pride puffs up

II. Deliverance by Mercy
A. The reality of weakness
B. The reality of God’s strength

III. Delight in Humility
A. Humility brings joy
B. Humility brings perspective
C. Humility brings true power

Questions for consideration: (1) Why do you think pride is so dangerous to the gospel? (2) What things in your life are most likely to result in pride? How can you fight against that? (3) As a church body, how can we help each other to overcome our individual and group pride?

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