We all have pride. It is embedded in our veins right from our mother’s womb. It’s an inheritance passed down from generations to generations. It’s in our DNA. It’s that thing that makes us feel important. It’s that thing that makes us feel that we deserve better in life. It’s that thing that makes us strive for the best in life. We see it in other people and we emulate it. The dictionary describes it as self-esteem or self-importance. If you like you can call it self-respect or self-worth. It’s all the same meaning.
However, some of us have this self-worth in overdose. We fan it into flame beyond what God ever intended and it turns into pride. We turn up that self-respect a notch and we pump up ourselves above everybody else, way beyond it should be. We view ourselves as bigger, better, smarter or richer than others. We cherish ourselves much more than we cherish the people in our lives. We are self-focused and we are self-conceited. We make ourselves the God of our lives and we hardly ever listen to anybody else. Pride is not a good attribute to have. It’s not a good thing to acquire or to cherish. It actually leads to one’s downfall. Continue reading “6 Days of Biblical Declarations to Help You When Struggling with Pride”