“Success” Is A Seductive Mistress

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“Success” does indeed have its rewards. Therefore the temptation to parade the accouterments of achievement in front of others in order to garner their admiration is almost irresistible! After all,

If youve got it, FLAUNT IT!” (But subtly, of course.)

Let’s just admit that it’s hard to be humble when you’re soooo good!

God is not against success. But He is against pride. And the pride that often accompanies our success can indeed be seductive.

Take for example the experiences of:

Uzziah:

But after Uzziah became powerful, his pride led to his downfall. He was unfaithful to the Lord his God… ” (2 Chronicles 26:16)

Rehoboam:

After Rehoboams position as king was established and he had become strong, he and all Israel with him abandoned the law of the Lord.” (2 Chronicles 12:1)

Jeshurun:

Jeshurun grew fatfilled with food

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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