The answer partially depends on how you define “success. ”Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
While so many of us cling to the Apostle Paul's example and teaching, others are repelled by him and label him as a self-contradicting, hypocritical deceiver. Who is right?
Many say that Paul spoke of humility as he was busy defining pride. Which is it Paul, should we be humble or proud? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more detail.
What examples can we find in the scriptures of both arrogance and it's remedy? What other kinds of arrogance are there for leaders as well as a more secret and insidious arrogance within ourselves? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
Pride can be a tricky thing and prejudice can be an awful thing. Let’s focus on pride right now. On the one hand we are told to take pride in our work – well, at least when I was a kid that’s what I was told! We want to be proud of our children and to be proud of our country. We want to take pride in the things we own and we want to leave a legacy that we can be proud of. So, pride is good! Well, on the other hand, we can see how pride comes before destruction, how pride can skew our view of others and how pride creates temptation to be dishonest. We can see pride becoming obsession, and we can see how pride can create a lack of trust in others, a lack of compassion for others and a lack of credit to others. So, pride is bad! Obviously this is a subject that needs not only clear definitions but clear principles to establish clear thinking. There is only one solution – let’s see what the Bible says!