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Chapter 152


What will pride do for him who cherishes it?
"A man's pride shall bring him low." Prov. 29:23.

How does the Lord regard the proud?
"God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble." James 4:6. "Him that hath a high look and a proud heart will not I suffer." Ps. 101:5.

Will Jesus dwell with the proud?
"The proud He knoweth afar off." Ps 138:6.

Can those who are filled with pride be truly wise?
"He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words." 1 Tim. 6:4.

Why should we not indulge in pride?
"A high look and a proud heart... is sin." Prov. 21:4.

Will the Lord bless the proud?
"Blessed is that man that... respecteth not the proud." Ps. 40:4.

What will be one great sin of the last days?
"Men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud." 2 Tim. 3:2. "The child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient." Isa. 3:5.

How are the proud generally regarded at the present time?
"Now we call the proud happy." Mal. 3:15.

What does the prophet say will be their fate?
"Behold, the day cometh that shall burn as an oven, and all the proud... shall be stubble, and the day that cometh shall burn them up." Mal. 4:1.

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Created: 07/24/02 Updated: 09/15/03