Bible Summary. Pride breaks our relationship with God. It is the source of all arguments, strife, contention, war, fights, and bickering. We are not free of strife because we take action outside of God’s will. Only Jesus can free us of the strife of this world. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures on how to be free from strife.
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Pride Is Present When You Are Not Free Of Strife.
Pride is the source of all arguments, strife, contention, war, fights, and bickering. If we are humble and in right relationship with God, God will show us how to be free of strife. Proverbs 13:10 advises us that pride is the source of strife and contention.
Proverbs 13:10, Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.”
Trust God And You Will Be Free Of Strife.
We are not free of strife because we take action outside of God’s will. If we would just trust God, He will take care of all our needs. Proverbs 28:35 advises us that pride and not trusting God stirs up strife.
Proverbs 28:25, “He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.”
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Jesus Frees Us From Strife.
Only Jesus can free us of the strife of this world. Jesus enables us to not to get caught up in the strife and conflict. Jesus offers us a way of escape. He offers us peace – everlasting peace. John 14:27 advises us that give us peace and frees our heart from trouble.
John 14:27, “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
Strife Causes A Bad Relationship.
Many times strife starts off with a simple pat or tease, but then turns into a slap or insult. Here the relationship is more driven by each other’s personal egos and selfishness versus a relationship with a good and common purpose. Philippians 2:3 advises us to not do things through strife or vainglory.
Philippians 2:3, “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.”