Seldom does the fear of the Lord enter the
heart of the proud and self centered man,
but instead the fear of not being the center
of attention or being number one is the
driving force of his life.
The proud man spends his whole life seeking
to gain recognition from others by trying to
attain some lofty office or goal.
Such a man will seek to destroy his competitors
with lies and slander, while making high minded
claims about his own abilities and prospects.
Brethren, what is amazing is how many gullible
people will follow after and put their whole
trust in these proud and vain will-of-the-wisps.
Instead, Brethren, put your whole trust in the
Lord our God for in Him alone can you safely