Full Of Yourself? God Will Bring You Down

Bible Summary. When you are full of yourself you have no room for God. God is not pleased when you are full of yourself. He promises you death and destruction when you are led by your pride. God says that you are a fool when you are full of pride. Your mouth reveals that you believe you are above God. See below Biblical advice and scriptures concerning being full of yourself.

Edom Brought To Ruin By Pride
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Full Of Yourself? You Have No Respect Of God

When you are full of yourself you have no room for God. Even if you know God, you will question His wisdom putting your knowledge above Him. Psalm 73:11 advises how the ungodly and prideful will second-guess God.

Psalm 73:11, “And they say, how doth God know? And is there knowledge in the most High?”

God Will Bring You Down When You Are Full Of Yourself

God is not pleased when you are full of yourself. He promises you death and destruction when you are led by your pride. This is what happened to Edom. Do you catch yourself saying, “I’m grown, I can do what I want; You can’t touch this; or I’m bad?” Obadiah 1:3 advises us that pride can deceive us into thinking we are all-powerful.

Obadiah 1:3, “The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?”

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Your Mouth Makes You A Fool When You Are Full Of Yourself

God says that you are a fool when you are full of pride. Your mouth reveals that you believe you are above God. By boasting of yourself, you do not acknowledge Him. How can anyone say they are greater than their Creator? Proverbs 14:3 warns us that our prideful mouth can be our downfall.

Proverbs 14:3, “In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them. Your mouth causes your downfall.”