Respectable Sins Scheduled Sat. Oct 31st 8pm (DV)
Chapters 11 and 12
Pride and Selfishness
- What is God’s attitude to pride?
- Proof? (Prov.16:5, 21:4, James 4:6, I Peter.5:5, Proverbs 15:25).
- Examples in Scripture?
- Why is this God’s attitude?
- What forms of pride can you think of?
- What can we boast about? (Jer. 9)
- Do you think the pride of moral superiority and contempt of crass sinners prevents effective witness?
- What is the danger concerning right doctrine?
- What should our attitude be to achievement, ours, and others? (I Cor.4:7, Romans 12:15).
- What biblical principles counter the sinful desire for recognition?
- How does sinful independence manifest itself? What Bible verses counter this?
- What are some of the ways we manifest selfishness? (conversations, activities, thoughts).
- How can this be counteracted? (Phil.2:3, I Cor.13:4-5).
- What precious things should we share?