Offenses 1 | PRIDE OF OFFENSE

THE PRIDE OF OFFENSE

Bible Texts: Luke 17:1-4; Genesis 4:1-8; Matthew 18:21-35; Genesis 50:15-21

DEFINITION OF PRIDE — Pride is the quality of having an excessively high opinion of oneself or one’s importance.

  • Synonyms include: arrogance, vanity, self-importance, conceit, self-love, self-adulation, self-admiration, narcissism, egotism, haughtiness, snobbery, snobbishness; etc.

1.   The origin of pride (the beginning of sin) with Lucifer in Heaven…  READ MORE

Victory Over Offenses

VICTORY OVER OFFENSES

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED…

  • What causes conflicts in families, churches or organizations to flare out of control and split entire groups?
  • What causes close friendships to be broken when neither party offended the other?
  • Why attempts to restore a fallen Christian brother or sister are often met with defeat?
A major reason is the damage caused when an offended person brings others into their offense. This is called the defilement of an evil report… READ MORE