(Leviathan) beholds every high thing;
he is king over all the children of pride. Job 41:34
In this video/audio teaching, hear Pastor Philip Pace from Good News Fellowship in Washington, Pa. share his testimony of how hosting the Tearing Down Personal Strongholds course in his church has helped him and his congregation to unite with greater strength to come against cycles of attack from the devil. This lesson is largely based on Dr. John Eckhardt's book about the spirit Leviathan, the king of pride.
If it is true that pride is the root of all sin, why is it so hard to see it in ourselves? While we should be very alert to discern fleshly pride in ourselves, there is also a spirit of pride that the Bible describes as a fierce monster that cannot be tamed. It makes us quick to see pride in others and slow to see it in ourselves. It offers to promote us but tears us down.
Ready to see the many signs of pride in our lives? In our pride, we will even be proud that we have a new nature. We might presume that we can use our new nature to perform perfectly and to earn God's approval after all. Instead, of acknowledging that we are all like plain melamine cups, only containers of Him and without Him we can do nothing, we will try to compete to get some of the glory in some way.
Listen as Carlotta exposes the strategies of the spirit of pride and choose to trust God to remove the scales from your eyes so you can see the roots of pride in your own life (not in another person.) smiles
Participate in this POLL and test yourself:
You can begin with a score of 100 and subtract 2 points for each sign of pride. How did you do? Need Restoration Prayer Ministry?