Key Text: 1 Corinthians 1: 18-31, Proverbs 28:26, 1 Corinthians 3:18-32, Philippians 2:3-8, Proverbs 3:5-8
  • Pride makes ourselves the greatest thing to be loved, and anything that lowers or humbles us as the greatest thing to be feared
  • In Proverbs, Pride is our certainty that our way and our wisdom is best
  • Pride has disastrous consequences for both others and ourselves
  • Jesus alone can free us from our pride, to receive salvation and live in humility


Sermon Discussion Questions:

  1. How is Jesus the wisdom of God?  
  2. What does pride make an idol in our lives?  
  3. What things does our pride hate more than anything?  
  4. Who is a scoffer?  
  5. Why do people who do not love God want to be wise?  
  6. How does our pride hurt others? How does it hurt ourselves?  
  7. What does humility recognize about ourselves?  
  8. How was Jesus our example of humility?  
  9. How is Jesus our only way to be humble?  
  10. What are ways that we as a church can help each other live humbly?  
  11. Do you have people in your life who can correct you and call you to repentance?