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National Association of Christian Ministers: Verses About

1. Proverbs 16:18 – “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”

2. James 4:6 – “But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.'”

3. Proverbs 11:2 – “When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.”

4. Proverbs 29:23 – “One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.”

5. Proverbs 8:13 – “The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.”

6. 1 Peter 5:5 – “Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for ‘God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.'”

7. Proverbs 13:10 – “By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is wisdom.”

8. Proverbs 21:4 – “Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.”

9. Matthew 23:12 – “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”

10. Romans 12:16 – “Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.”

11. Proverbs 16:5 – “Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished.”

12. Luke 18:14 – “I tell you, this man went down to his house justified, rather than the other. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”

These verses caution against pride and emphasize the importance of humility before God and others. They remind believers that pride can lead to destruction, disgrace, and opposition from God, while humility is valued and rewarded.