Pride in Good Things is Still Pride

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Found Who I Am

Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters.Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. -James 1:16-18 (NIV)

I was -and am- full of pride..much more than I realized, which makes it even more dangerous. 🙂 You see, I was this good little Christian girl. I hadn’t ever done anything seriously wrong. Maybe you can see where this is going, even if I didn’t at the time?

I was proud of things that were good things! I was proud of my emotional strength, I was proud when people would compliment my maturity or physical beauty, I was proud of my purity, my writing, my ministries, my physical ability, my ability…

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A searching pastor, I am looking for a people who love the Lord and love one another. I am looking for the Church. Most of what I see today is not the Church, but clubs, where members sit in padded pews and drink deeply of self. I am looking for a people willing to be righteous not self righteous, serving not served, In short, I am looking and praying for a people who want to change the world by willingly and willfully following Jesus Christ. I hope I find this people before it's too late.
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