I was going to write about something else this week, but the topic for the ChurchCOM devotion is pride and this week in the Sunday School class my husband I teach, the lesson has to do with pride. It seems like the Lord wants me to share some thoughts on this.
Partly it is because, no matter what one’s political leanings the prideful, profane public discourse today is simply wrong. It is a horrific example to children and anyone attempting to live a godly life. It should never be a part of anyone in a leadership position if in any way, they associate with Jesus.
God dealt very severely in our reading in Numbers 16 with Korah, Dathan, and Abiram and those who acted “insolently” (pridefully) and were not accepting of the place God had given them in ministry. The Lord may not open up the earth and swallow alive people who curse, malign, and boast of power and pride today, but that is only because He is merciful. He expects much better from His people.
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