Wednesday, January 30, 2013

My Name is Pride

My name is Pride. I am a cheater.
I cheat you of your God-given destiny...because you demand your own way.
I cheat you of contentment...because you "deserve better than this."
I cheat you of knowledge...because you already know it all.
I cheat you of healing...because you're too full of me to forgive.
I cheat you of holiness...because you refuse to admit when you're wrong.
I cheat you of vision...because you'd rather look in the mirror than out a window.
I cheat you of genuine friendship...because nobody's going to know the real you.
I cheat you of love...because real romance demands sacrifice.
I cheat you of greatness in heaven...because you refuse to wash another's feet on earth.
I cheat you of God's glory...because I convince you to seek your own.
My name is Pride. …..I am a cheater.
You like me because you think I'm always looking out for you……UNTRUE.
God has so much for you, I admit.
But don't worry...If you stick with me, you'll never know.
~ Author Unknown

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. {Proverbs 16:18} 
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.{Proverbs 11:2 

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