Topical Index – 1500 Principles
PRIDE (See HUMILITY)
Genesis; Principle #14; Gen. 11:1-9; p. 16
Overcoming Pride: We should avoid the sin of pride, which can lead us to build our own kingdom rather than the kingdom of God
Genesis; Principle #58; Gen. 37:15-23; p. 57
Subtle Pride: When we are highly favored and blessed by God and others, we should beware of subtle pride.
1 Samuel; Principle #25; 1 Sm. 15:1-35; p. 368
Prideful Behavior: We must be on guard against prideful behavior, which Satan wants to use to lead us into rebellion against God.
2 Samuel; Principle #18; 2 Sm. 18:1-18; p. 414
The Pervasive Sin of Pride: When we are tempted to be disloyal or to betray someone who trusts us, we should look for indications of pride in our hearts.
2 Kings; Principle #22; 2 Kg. 20:12-21; p. 500
A Strength Becomes a Weakness: We must be cautious that our greatest strength does not become our greatest weakness.
2 Chronicles; Principle #9; 2 Ch. 12:1; p. 558
The Success Syndrome: When we become successful, we are to be on guard against the temptation to follow our selfish desires and ignore the teachings of the Word of God.
2 Chronicles; Principle #23; 2 Ch. 26:1-23; p. 574
The Peril of Fame: When leaders become successful and well known, they should be constantly on guard against engaging in actions motivated by arrogance.
Psalm; Principle #71; Ps 75; p. 761
A Call to Humility: When we are tempted to be prideful, we should reflect on God?s sovereign grace and mercy in choosing us to be His children.
Isaiah; Principle #5; Isa. 5:1-7; p. 914
Pride and Unbelief: As the church of Jesus Christ, we must be on guard against the sin of pride and arrogance, which can lead us into a state of unbelief and hardness of heart.
Jeremiah; Principle #13; Jer. 8:18-9:24; p. 1002
Practicing Humility: We must never allow arrogance to take control of our lives.
Jeremiah; Principle #17; Jer. 13:1-20; p. 1007
The Power of Pride: We are to be aware of the signs of pride that will lead to God's discipline in our lives.
Daniel; Principle #7; Dan. 4:4-37; p. 1146
Prideful Tendencies: Even as believers, we must constantly be on guard against our human tendencies to be prideful and take inappropriate credit for our accomplishments.
1 Corinthians; Principle #10; 1 Cor. 4:1-5; p. 1572
Prideful Perceptions: To evaluate the maturity of our spiritual leaders, we must make sure we are spiritually mature ourselves.
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