Hindrances to Revival #7–PRIDE

October 19, 2014


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Day 10 of 24/24

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SCRIPTURE

“God, how I thank You that I am not on the same level as other people—crooks, cheaters, the sexually immoral—like this tax collector over here. Just look at me! I fast not once but twice a week, and I faithfully pay my tithes on every penny of income.”

~Luke 18:11-12, The VOICE

QUOTE

You can have no greater sign of confirmed pride than when you think you are humble enough.

~C.S. Lewis

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Pharisees like to pray in public but like the one in Luke 18, their prayers are ineffective because they come from a heart filled with pride. It is always a mistake to inform God of our goodness when He can see the dark crevices in our heart which are hidden from us. What on earth inspires men to brag in the face of God and call it prayer? You know the answer: it is pride. I’m sure you have noticed the proud unbent “I” is in the middle of pride and sin. There is no question that pride is a huge hindrance to revival. If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves…

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  • Deacons meeting at 8:00 [Confirmation for Jeff Bass].
  • LCBS at 9:00 and worship at 10:15 and 6:00.
  • FRONT PEW SHOWER for Sav-A-Life [Baby things] [JUDEA]
  • SECOND PEW SHOWER for Mission to the Park [Blankets and old coats and jackets, SAMARITAN PROJECT]
  • International Mission Offering goes to Guatemala unless otherwise designated.

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