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Pride and selfishness

PHILIPPIANS 2:3-4 Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. 4 Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others. Pride and selfishness always go together. A truly humble person cannot be selfish. Pride is self-importance and self-focus -- which leads to selfishness which is selfish thinking and selfish acting -- the opposite of Jesus' command of agape love in John 13:34. Pride produces selfishness. All selfishness is a manifestation of pride -- thinking you are better, or more important, than others.Pride is the root of selfishness -- and thus the root of all evil.

Know God

There is one problem in the world: people don't know God. Many think they know God, but have been deceived. The religious leaders of Jesus' day thought they knew God, but when He talked to them they called Him a devil. This primary problem is the cause of every other problem. All sin is the result of people not knowing God. For if people knew God, they would love Him, respect Him, want to be like Him, and desire to please Him. 1 JOHN 4:8 But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love. People who don't know God's character and nature think He is unreasonable or a hard master. The truth is God is the most loving, giving, unselfish being in existence. Everything He does is for

Don't Lose Heart

Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart. LUKE 18:1 Many people give up too easily in prayer. When they don't see the answer almost immediately, they quit. we may ask, "God knows my need. Why doesn't He just give it to me Whether we agree with God's ways, or not:God is still in charge and makes the rules -- not Us. Scripture has many examples of people pressing in and receiving answers to prayer. We should never be quitters when it comes to prayer. It is God's will to answer our prayers. He is the One who told us to pray. God actually delights in answering our prayers. God's plan for us, is to grow up spiritually. God wants to enlarge our faith and en

@2018 by Cameron Young. Strong tower 

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