PRIDE A KILLER OF DESTINY – PRID IS A SIN

   PRIDE A KILLER OF DESTINY

This is a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction, from one’s own achievements.
Pride is a killer of destiny.  It can also be defined as showing supremacy over others, due to what the person has acquired. Pride gives you the supremacy over others, no matter the level of life or profession. It is a state of fancy.

A PRIDEFUL HEART – PRIDE A KILLER OF DESTINY

A prideful heart has no conscious about it. Pride can lead to a hasty attitude by somebody that believes that they are better than others and so they often talk without thought or care, how others feel or the consequences of their actions.

PRIDE A KILLER OF DESTINY - PRIDE IS A SIN

God resists such people because they don’t feel they need anyone and that anyone includes God. Pride have eaten deep in the life of Christians which in turn kill much destiny. pride is the lifestyle of most Christians. The question is; Is our God a proud God?  The answer is No.  Does God condemn proud people? Yes.

PRIDE A SIN BEFORE GOD – PRIDE A KILLER OF DESTINY

 Pride is a sin {proverb 8:13}.Pride causes the  wicked  to lie about the righteous {psalm 31:18} “For the sin of their mouths, the words of their lips, let them  be trapped in their pride “ {psalm 59:12}.

Proud Christians lied against  themselves and others, saying things  they cannot do. They cover their Sins with lies .The bible is saying that in time to come they will “be trapped in their pride”

 James 4:6 says that “ God  resist the proud but give  grace to  the humble “.Meaning that God hates Christians that are proud .He is far away from them, but the humble he will favour.the weapon the devil uses to  fight the Christians is pride.

CHARACTERISTIC OF PRIDE – PRIDE A KILLER OF DESTINY

1) They are rigid, stubborn and intimidating, they like it their way.

2) Christians that are proud are not teachable, because they believe they know it  all.

3) Christians that are proud hate taking blames. They judge others by their own made standards, they don’t admit their sins or ask forgiveness.

4) Christians who are proud have submission problem. They are disrespectful, not concern about others.

5) They love to be praised, unwilling to commit to the right thing, deceitful, covering up faults, rarely seeking help, fake and hypocritical.

6) Outbursts of anger, withdrawing, being moody or impatient because ones rights or schedule aren’t being met.

EFFECT OF PRIDE IN ACHIEVING OUR DREAMS – PRIDE IS A KILLER

1) Pride distances us from our helpers: Pride makes us to see those who are willing to help us as nothing. Therefore, not allowing us to achieve our dreams.

2) Pride blocks our solution to our problems: Most proud people don’t like people knowing their state therefore not having solution to their problems.

3) Pride brings stagnancy: Pride can put some individual in one spot for so long without progressing.

4) Pride kills: Pride can envelop a person to the extent that he can put his/her life to risk or dye in the process. As the bible says pride goes before destruction and a haughty heart before a fall” proverb 16:18.

In conclusion, Christians should watch their actions because pride is like a hidden sickness until you discover it, it will just be there eating up the person gradually. As a Christians when you have pride, go to your maker {God} to fix it for you.

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