The Problems of Pride and The Freedom and Rewards of Humility

FreedomLook at every proud man and humble him, crush the wicked where they stand – Job 40:12

But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace – Psalms 37:11

You rebuke the arrogant, who are cursed and who stray from your commands – Psalms 119:21

My heart is not proud, O LORD, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me – Psalms 131:1

Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar – Psalms 138:6

The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground – Psalms 147:6

For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation – Psalms 149:4

He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble – Proverbs 3:34

To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech – Proverbs 8:13

The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin – Proverbs 10:8

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom – Proverbs 11:2


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