The Ugliness of Pride – Esther 5 v 9 – 14
- Esther’s beauty – her looks, her robes, her humility…
- What is pride?
- Pride is encouraged…
- ‘God opposes the proud – but gives grace to the humble.’ James 4:6
- Pride = the devil
- Pride = lies behind sin
- Proud believers?!
- ‘Haman went out that day joyful…’
- Haman boasts to his family…
- ‘all this gives me no satisfaction…’
- Rather than wait – get rid of Mordecai now…
How can we deal better with our pride?
- Give God the credit
- Cherish the Gospel
- Serve others more