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Order of Service
Music……………………..Worship Team
All About You
Welcome………………….Nathan Buck
Music……………………..Worship Team
Endless Praise
Unending Love
Here as in Heaven
Message……………..Gilbert Thurston
Distracted by Pride
Offering & Announcements
Music……………………..Worship Team
Unending Love
Dismissal……………………Alison Buck
Message notes

Distracted by Pride

Pride leads to destruction; a proud attitude brings ruin.

-Proverbs 16:18

Too much pride can put you to shame. It’s wiser to be humble.

-Proverbs 11:2

Pride leads to destruction; humility leads to honor.

-Proverbs 18:12

Too much pride brings disgrace; humility leads to honor.

-Proverbs 29:23

Pride disgusts the Lord. Take my word for it—proud men shall be punished.

-Proverbs 16:5

Those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
-Matthew 23:12

God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.

-James 4:6

All of you must serve each other with humility, because God opposes the arrogant
but favors the humble.   Be humbled by God’s power so that when the right time
comes he will honor you.

-1 Peter 5:5

Good pride is the kind that .

Sinful pride is one that .

Pride is a problem for me…

1. If I  when I get caught.

2. If I get when I don’t get what I “ .”

3. If I don’t when I don’t know my way.

4. I avoid when I make a .

5. If I constantly talk about when I’m with someone I  .

If I have pride…

1. I must surround myself with people.

2. I must those who can’t me.

3. I must surrender my own….

a. (Luke 14:7-11)

b. (Proverbs 27:2)

c. (James 4:13-17)

4. If I don’t do the above then I will under God’s .

LIFE APPLICATION
To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1. In what way(s) have you found the pursuit of money and possessions to be meaningless?
2. How have you walked the fine line between ambition and greed?
3. Look again at point #2. Which of the 2 fears are you most likely to give in to? What can you do about that?
4. What is my next step as a result of this message?