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Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.
1 Peter 5:8 NLT
_Satan rose up against Israel and incited David to take a census of Israel.
1 Chronicles 21:1 NIV
But Joab did not include Levi and Benjamin in the numbering, because the king’s command was repulsive to him. This command was also evil in the sight of God; so he punished Israel._
1 Chronicles 21:6-7 NIV
... “I have sinned against the LORD.” ...
2 Samuel 12:13 NIV
“I have sinned greatly by doing this. ...”
1 Chronicles 21:8 NIV
But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall. ...
2 Chronicles 26:16 NIV
Pride precedes destruction; an arrogant spirit appears before a fall.
Proverbs 16:18 ISV
...“God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you. ... Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.
James 4:6-8, 10 NIV
God, we ask You to humble us. We want to trade our wills for Your will. We submit to You and resist the enemy’s schemes to make us think we can handle life on our own. We love You and need You, God. You are so good. Thank You. Amen.
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Pride makes us vulnerable, so the devil is eager to use it to destroy our lives. You know the proverb: “Pride goes before the fall.” Learn how to avoid this trap in Week 3 of When the Devil Knocks, with Pastor Craig Groeschel.