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Pride: The Gateway Sin

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.“ – Prov. 11:2 Ever notice that in the dubious list of Seven Deadly Sins, Pride is always listed first. Of course it is. Pride would be proud of … Continue reading

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Anger: Pregnant Nostrils

“A fool gives full vent to anger” – Prov. 29:6-11 Anger is a fool’s response. There are two Hebrew words for anger: one is to have “pregnant nostrils” and the other means “to burn, grow hot.” Ever seen someone so … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 6

Insights from Proverbs 6 for the 6th: Verses 16-19 is where we get the “7 Deadly Sins” (Pride, Envy, Gluttony, Lust, Anger, Greed, & Sloth). Although that exact phrase is not specifically used (it was actually coined by a 4th … Continue reading

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