Sermon Recap: Kingdom-Minded Outsiders: Daniel 4: Fall and Rise: Pride

PRIDE OF COMFORT

Daniel 4:4 I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at ease in my house and prospering in my palace.

PRIDE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT

Daniel 4:29-30 At the end of twelve months he was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, (30) and the king answered and said, “Is not this great Babylon, which I have built by my mighty power as a royal residence and for the glory of my majesty?”

REPENTANCE

Daniel 4:34-35 At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and praised and honored him who lives forever, for his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom endures from generation to generation; (35) all the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, and he does according to his will among the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand or say to him, “What have you done?”

FOR FURTHER READING

How to Fight the Sin of Pride, Especially When You are Praised by John Piper

41 Evidences of Pride by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

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