“A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.”
A PROMISE: THE PROUD SHALL BE HUMBLED
Much has been written in these parts about the United States of America and its enduring love affair with the SIN of PRIDE.
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- Pride: Sports, Churches, Satan Lead the Way Proclaiming their Pride
- AMERICAN PRIDE: What Does the Bible Say?
- Pride is a Sin: A Friendly Reminder
- Washington DC: Idol Worship and Pride
HOWEVER, not a lot of emphasis has been placed on what God declares He will do to the proud.
This includes proud people and the countries in which they dwell. This particularly pertains to those countries who promote their SIN–especially the SIN of PRIDE.
“No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.”
“For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased”
“Before destruction the heart of man is haughty”
“for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.”
“The LORD will tear down the house of the proud”
“for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.”
“For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.”
“The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set fire to his cities And it will devour all his environs.”
There are more, but this is a representative sample of what God’s Word has to say about God humbling the proud.
It is a promise: the proud SHALL be humbled.
The haughty and arrogant SHALL fall.
It will happen: ALL who are proud SHALL be brought low.
God is not mocked.
“Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.”
Is the reader proud?
Is the reader proud of his pride?
It is growing late–but it is not yet too late to change directions (repent).
Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation
“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
–1 Corinthians 15:1-8
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:”
—2 Corinthians 4:3
[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: August 15, 2016.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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