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Messages with tag - Arrogance

Tue, Feb 11, 2020
Passage: 2 Samuel 16:13-37
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 12 secs
When facing a crisis, are you wise or foolish? Listen to this lesson to learn about David’s wisdom and humility when he was forced to flee his home and his throne in face of the treachery of his son, Absalom. Find out about the tests he is facing as those who are loyal to David leave with him. See photos and maps of Jerusalem where David had to decide how to care for the people fleeing with him. Learn what David prayed at this time and understand that the only way to handle every crisis in your life is with humility and trust in God’s provision.
Tue, Feb 04, 2020
Passage: 2 Samuel 15:1-37
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 51 secs
Tricky politicians are nothing new. Listen to this lesson to hear about Absalom and the methods he used in scheming to become the next king of Israel. Hear the deceitful practices he employed as he ran down his father, David, and played into the hands of the people by telling them what they wanted to hear. Find out that he even used religion as a ruse to get his way. See the contrast between Absalom who acted on the basis of the arrogance of his sin nature and David who confessed his sins and was “a man after God’s own heart.”
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:7-8
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 27 secs
How do we cast all our cares on God? Listen to this lesson to learn that this involves submitting to authority and obedience to God’s Word. Find out that when we have genuine humility God will lift us up, but that going through the motions of worship must be accompanied by a humble mental attitude. See that our example is that Christ did not depend upon Himself to bear the suffering on the Cross but was totally dependent on God the Father and that should be our mindset when we face adversity and suffering.
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Passage: 1 Peter 5:5-7
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 21 secs
What makes someone a fool? Listen to this lesson to learn about four categories of fools and see that at times believers act as fools. Hear about the facets of the sin nature and how we are affected by these when we are not walking by means of the Holy Spirit. See four contrasts between those that God abominates and those He blesses. As believers we are not to be under the control of our arrogance but we are to humble ourselves and be submissive to authority and to one another with Christ as our example.
Sun, Jul 16, 2017
Passage: Matthew 26:30-35 & Luke 22:24-37
Series: Matthew (2013)
Duration: 51 mins 10 secs
Can we do something so terrible that God can never forgive us? Listen to this lesson to learn that every sin mankind has ever committed or will commit was nailed to the Cross without exception. Because of God’s grace we are never without hope for forgiveness. See how the disciples were concerned about who would be greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven and Jesus’ surprising answer about serving others. Just like the disciples all of us are going to fail, but there is always forgiveness by God’s grace when we confess our sins.
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Passage: 1 Peter 3:10-14
Series: 1 Peter (2015)
Duration: 56 mins 14 secs
You would never think of starting a raging out-of-control fire in your neighborhood, would you? Listen to this lesson to learn that that the Bible tells us that our tongue starts fires when we gossip, slander, and malign others. See that evil words that spew out of our mouths come from our sin nature and are destructive to us and to the object of our anger. Hear a listing of types of sins of the tongue, including lying, yelling, flattery, judging, and bitter rants. As we move on in this chapter we begin a study of suffering unjustly. Find out that we are always to be ready to explain what we believe to unbelievers.
Tue, Jun 09, 2015
Passage: 1 Samuel 2:3
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 30 secs
Do you know someone who thinks they’re better than everyone else and even thinks they know better than God what is best for them? Listen to this lesson to learn that all of us are arrogant and self centered. See what God thinks of arrogance. Learn about the sin nature we are born with which basically makes us evil, including even the sweetest looking baby. Find out about our trends and our evil desires and how we try to hide our arrogance by doing good deeds to impress others. See the contrast between arrogance and humility and how submitting to God and delegated authority is the only means to rejecting arrogance and boasting in our life.
Tue, Jan 06, 2015
Passage: John 8:12-59
Series: 2014 Disciple Makers Multiplied (DM2)
Duration: 48 mins 9 secs
The Rejection by the Religious Crowd Strengthens. Pages 107E-110F of the Student Manual.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Series: 2014 Disciple Makers Multiplied (DM2)
Duration: 50 mins 14 secs
Humility and Arrogance. Pages 102P-103Q of the Student Manual.
Tue, Jul 16, 2013
Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:2-4
Series: 1 Thessalonians (2013)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 13 secs
When an old-fashion teakettle whistles, we need to turn down the heat. The same is true when we find pressures building up in our lives and we feel ready to blow. Listen to this lesson to learn how to handle the adversities of life from a Biblical framework. See the importance of practicing the basic habits that lead to spiritual growth. Move on to advanced spiritual practices and discover the importance of grace orientation so that even in the most tense situations in life we can have peace and calmness as we express our gratitude to God.