50 Fruits of Pride Survey

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice. – Proverbs 12:15 (ESV)

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart. – Proverbs 21:2 (ESV)

12 Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. – Proverbs 26:12 (ESV)

What does it mean to be wise in your own eyes?

Why is pride worse than you think?

The wise will inherit honor, but fools get disgrace. – Proverbs 3:35 (ESV)

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom. – Proverbs 11:2 (ESV)

The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin. – Proverbs 10:8 (ESV)

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. – Proverbs 13:20 (ESV)

18 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

19 It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.

25 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

– Proverbs 16:18-19, 25 (ESV)

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, 6 who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. 8 And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. – Philippians 2:5-8 (ESV)

Application

Revere God’s Word

Whoever despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who reveres the commandment will be rewarded. – Proverbs 13:13 (ESV)

Receive godly correction

The ear that listens to life-giving reproof will dwell among the wise. – Proverbs 15:31 (ESV)

Confess your sin

Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy. – Proverbs 28:13 (ESV)

Rest your humility in Jesus

Chris Daukas

Chris grew up in a moral home, but didn’t find the grace of Christ until he was a sophomore in college. He began to devour the Word and was soon helping to lead bible studies, outreaches, and worship at church. He married his beautiful wife, Tara, in the summer of 2002.

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