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How is Pride the enemy of Hope?

Presumption is the sub-vice of Pride which runs counter to hope and that's the specific kind of pride being talked about here, I think. Presumption is here considered as a vice opposed to the ...
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In the Catholic view, why did the Devil and his angels rebel?

In the Catholic view, why did the Devil and his angels rebel? The Catholic Church does not have an official stance on this subject matter, but some Catholic theologians have presented some ...
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Are there theological explanations for why God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble?

Short answer Commensurate with their creatureliness and their need for salvation, the humble will ask and receive gratefully what they need from God. But the proud will not ask and will not receive. ...
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How is Pride the enemy of Hope?

Pride says I can do it. It being doing enough to save myself, doing enough penance for forgiveness, doing enough earn enough merits to attain heaven. Despair says no one can do it. It being saving ...
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How is Pride the enemy of Hope?

Stubbornness is a detrimental aspect of pride mentioned in Jeremiah 13:9 and 10: 9 “This is what the LORD says: ‘In the same way I will ruin the pride of Judah and the great pride of Jerusalem. 10 ...
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Are there theological explanations for why God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble?

A very simple answer is that humility before God opposes the sinful nature that we all have from Adam. God will resist that which appeases our sinful inclinations and be graceful towards even our ...
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