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From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective

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God has given us a model to follow in order to be what He wants us to be, and that model is the person of Jesus Christ. We must first want to glorify God with our lives and realize that it is Christlikeness that will help us to do that. The humility of Jesus Christ is His most stunning attribute, and the sin of pride is probably the most detestable to God. Pride is a form ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 10th 2002 by Focus Publishing (AU)
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A succinct & ever so helpful little booklet on the severely neglected subject of pride & humility.

The author does an effective job of contrasting the two with lengthy descriptions of how pride & humility are manifest in people's lives.

Because the practical application is incalculable; I envision this being a powerful tool in the hand of a pastor, Christian counselor & lay person alike who sincerely desires to grow in true grace & humility.

An invaluable resource that I intend
Mandy J. Hoffman
Apr 19, 2009 Mandy J. Hoffman rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Adult
"Of all the biblical examples of humility, the greatest by far is the example of Christ Himself." This book is a short study of moving from a life of pride to one of humility. A biblical perspective with a helpful list of manifestations of both pride and humility. You can't read this and not be challenged, encouraged, and humbled.
Aaron Pratt
this pamphlet will open your eyes to the pride that is the root of all sin in your life. this is a hard truth but a necessary reality, because the sight of sin is the first step to repentance and restoration... therefore it can be a joyous thing rather than a condemning one.
Landon Chapman
A wonderful primer on removing pride and "putting on" humility.
Get this book. Read it. Read it again. Read it next month. Keep a copy slipped inside the back cover of your bible.

I knew I had pride issues. But I didn't know the half of it. Take a good look into what it means to be proud or humble --it will change your life!
Erin Schanz
Clear, concise, Biblical, convicting. Thinking this should be an annual read.
Jan 08, 2008 clAViD rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: those who struggle with pride (i.e. everyone)
READ THIS. Short but powerful and EYE-OPENING.
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Stuart Scott is associate professor of Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He also a board member of the Biblical Counseling Coalition.
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