Friday, May 24, 2013

Pride is Opposed By God

Pride. The month of June for homosexuals is Pride month and many government and state agencies also educational entities have promoted Pride month.

I think that homosexuals are right in exclaiming PRIDE as their rallying call, it fits perfectly!  That is because Pride is diametrically opposed to God. The Bible speaks of God's view of pride over and over

  1. Leviticus 26:19
    I will break down your stubborn pride and make the sky above you like iron and the ground beneath you like bronze.
    Leviticus 26:18-20 (in Context) Leviticus 26 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations      
  2.  2 Kings 19:22
    Who is it you have ridiculed and blasphemed? Against whom have you raised your voice and lifted your eyes in pride? Against the Holy One of Israel!
    2 Kings 19:21-23 (in Context) 2 Kings 19 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  3. Psalm 10:4
    In his pride the wicked man does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.
    Psalm 10:3-5 (in Context) Psalm 10 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations 
  4.  Psalm 31:18
    Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
    Psalm 31:17-19 (in Context) Psalm 31 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  5. Psalm 59:12
    For the sins of their mouths, for the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride. For the curses and lies they utter,
    Psalm 59:11-13 (in Context) Psalm 59 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  6.  Psalm 73:6
    Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence.
    Psalm 73:5-7 (in Context) Psalm 73 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  7.  Proverbs 8:13
    To fear the Lord is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
    Proverbs 8:12-14 (in Context) Proverbs 8 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  8. Proverbs 11:2
    When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
    Proverbs 11:1-3 (in Context) Proverbs 11 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  9. Proverbs 13:10
    Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
    Proverbs 13:9-11 (in Context) Proverbs 13 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  10. Proverbs 14:3
    A fool’s mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them.
    Proverbs 14:2-4 (in Context) Proverbs 14 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  11. Proverbs 16:18
    Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
    Proverbs 16:17-19 (in Context) Proverbs 16 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  12. Proverbs 29:23
    Pride brings a person low, but the lowly in spirit gain honor.
    Proverbs 29:22-24 (in Context) Proverbs 29 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  13. Isaiah 2:11
    The eyes of the arrogant will be humbled and human pride brought low; the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.
    Isaiah 2:10-12 (in Context) Isaiah 2 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  14. Isaiah 13:11
    I will punish the world for its evil, the wicked for their sins. I will put an end to the arrogance of the haughty and will humble the pride of the ruthless.
    Isaiah 13:10-12 (in Context) Isaiah 13 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  15. Isaiah 16:6
    We have heard of Moab’s pride— how great is her arrogance!— of her conceit, her pride and her insolence; but her boasts are empty.
    Isaiah 16:5-7 (in Context) Isaiah 16 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  16. Isaiah 23:9
    The Lord Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.
    Isaiah 23:8-10 (in Context) Isaiah 23 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  17. Isaiah 25:11
    They will stretch out their hands in it, as swimmers stretch out their hands to swim. God will bring down their pride despite the cleverness of their hands.
    Isaiah 25:10-12 (in Context) Isaiah 25 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  18. [ Woe to the Leaders of Ephraim and Judah ] Woe to that wreath, the pride of Ephraim’s drunkards, to the fading flower, his glorious beauty, set on the head of a fertile valley— to that city, the pride of those laid low by wine!
    Isaiah 28:1-3 (in Context) Isaiah 28 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  19. Isaiah 28:3
    That wreath, the pride of Ephraim’s drunkards, will be trampled underfoot.
    Isaiah 28:2-4 (in Context) Isaiah 28 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  20. Isaiah 37:23
    Who is it you have ridiculed and blasphemed? Against whom have you raised your voice and lifted your eyes in pride? Against the Holy One of Israel!
    Isaiah 37:22-24 (in Context) Isaiah 37 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  21. Ezekiel 16:56
    You would not even mention your sister Sodom in the day of your pride,
    Ezekiel 16:55-57 (in Context) Ezekiel 16 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  22. Ezekiel 28:2
    “Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: “‘In the pride of your heart you say, “I am a god; I sit on the throne of a god in the heart of the seas.” But you are a mere mortal and not a god, though you think you are as wise as a god.
    Ezekiel 28:1-3 (in Context) Ezekiel 28 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  23. Daniel 5:20
    But when his heart became arrogant and hardened with pride, he was deposed from his royal throne and stripped of his glory.
    Daniel 5:19-21 (in Context) Daniel 5 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations
  24. 1 John 2:16
    For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.
    1 John 2:15-17 (in Context) 1 John 2 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations