Sermon Outline, July 2, 2017, Remove the Rock of Pride
Remove the Rock of Pride
Luke 18:9 ~ 14
~ Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
~ Romans 6:1-2 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase? 2 May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live in it?
Pride exalts Self.
~ Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
Humility exalts Jesus.
~ Luke 9:24 For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it.
Pride views others with Contempt.
~ Romans 14:10 But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you regard your brother with contempt? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.
Humility views others with Honor.
~ I Peter 2:17 Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
~ Romans 12:10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
~ Romans 12:16 Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
~ Romans 15:7 Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.
~ Galatians 5:13 For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
~ Ephesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
~ Philippians 2:3 Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;
~ I Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.
~ I John 4:7-8 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love.
Trust Jesus Christ.
Pride trusts in Self for Salvation.
~ Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;
~ Titus 3:5 He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
Humility trusts Jesus for Salvation.
~ I Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.
~ Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
~ Acts 4:12 And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.
~ John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.