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Evil of pride

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Pride is viewed as a great evil because it involves pretending to a greatness and glory that belong rightly to God alone.

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The sinfulness of pride

It is condemned as evil

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It is a characteristic of Satan

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Warnings against pride

In the book of Proverbs

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Elsewhere in Scripture

Psalm 119:21 NCV
You scold proud people; those who ignore your commands are cursed.
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Proud talk:

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God opposes the proud:

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The gospel excludes pride

Romans 3:27 NCV
So do we have a reason to brag about ourselves? No! And why not? It is the way of faith that stops all bragging, not the way of trying to obey the law.
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Godliness involves rejecting pride

Proverbs 8:13 NCV
If you respect the Lord, you will also hate evil. I hate pride and bragging, evil ways and lies.
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