Questions tagged [pride]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
4 votes
3 answers

How is Pride the enemy of Hope?

The Bible has much to say about hope, especially in Romans chapter 8. The Old Testament has much to say about pride, which God hates (Proverbs 8:14, for example). As for despair, Christians are ...
0 votes
0 answers

Why were the disciples so concerned about their status within the group?

Why did the disciples, and the mother of James and John, seem so concerned about their status within the group of disciples? eg Mark 9 - but others too. I am wondering if there is more to this than ...
1 vote
0 answers

Has any liberal theologian commented on the "Gay" movement explicitly becoming the "Pride movement?"

When I was younger it was quite common to hear that the crimes of Sodom had nothing to do with gayness, but was about pride, and they would quote Ezekiel 16:49. Behold, this was the iniquity of thy ...
3 votes
2 answers

Are there theological explanations for why God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble?

1 Peter 5:5-7 (ESV): 5 Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the ...
2 votes
1 answer

What happened to Nebuchadnezzar's kingdom during his punishment

Reading Daniel 4:29–33, I understand that Nebuchadnezzar was punished by God due to his pride. During his punishment, did his kingdom cease to exist or was there a new king? Who was in charge of ...
0 votes
1 answer

Is there acceptable pride based on Galatians 6:4 and if so how is it different than regular pride? [closed]

Galatians 6:4 NIV says "Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else," What is the nature of this pride he ...
13 votes
4 answers

Are pride and boasting ever okay? [closed]

We are proud of our son for being able to write his name, and my wife was boasting that she helped him learn to write it. Ultimately, we both know it's from God that he is able to learn this skill ...