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A warning to the proud ( Article #42 )

Job 33:8,9
"Surely you have spoken in my hearing, And I have heard the sound of your words, saying, ‘I am pure, without transgression; I am innocent, and there is no iniquity in me."
Job 35:2
"Do you think this is right? Do you say, ‘My righteousness is more than God’s?' "
Isaiah 5:21
"Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, And prudent in their own sight! "
Job 35:13
"Surely God will not listen to empty talk, Nor will the Almighty regard it."
Proverbs 26:12
"Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him."
Galatians 6:3
"For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself."
2 Corinthians 10:17,18
" ' But he who glories, let him glory in the Lord.' For not he who commends himself is approved, but whom the Lord commends."
John 9:41
"Jesus said to them, 'If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, ‘We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.' "
Isaiah 64:4
"For since the beginning of the world Men have not heard nor perceived by the ear, Nor has the eye seen any God besides You, Who acts for the one who waits for Him."
Proverbs 28:25,26
"He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife, But he who trusts in the Lord will be prospered. He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But whoever walks wisely will be delivered."
Luke 16:15
"And He said to them, 'You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God.' "
Proverbs 27:2
"Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips."

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