Some Scripture Texts Dealing With Humility, Lowliness, and Pride

20.—ACTS OF HUMILITY

Ps 22:7; 2 Sam 6:22; Gen 18:27; Mt 3:11; Mt 8:8; Mt 21:5; Rev 4:10; Lk 15:18, 19; 1 Cor 15:8–10; 2 Cor 11:1; 1 Cor 4:10; 1 Cor 4:13; Eph 3:8; Mt 5:3; 2 Sam 6:22; Ps 18:22; Jb 22:29; Prov 9:4; Ps 115:6; Ps 102:18; Prov 11:2; Sir 7:4; Sir 3:20, 21; Mk 10:15; Lk 9:48; Lk 22:26, 27; Lk 10:21.

21.—THE EFFECTS OF HUMILITY

Jud 9:16; Is 57:15; Mt 5:3; Mt 18:3; Ps 33:19; Is 66:2; Ps 112:5; Ps 137:6; 1 Pt 5:5; Jm 4:6.

22.—HUMILITY THE PATH TO GLORY

1 Pt 5:6; Prov 15:33; Prov 29:23; Job 22:29; 1 Sam  2:8; Sir 10:17; Sir 11:1; Lk 1:48; Mt 18:4; Lk 1:52; Ps 69:33.

23.—HUMILITY THE SCIENCE OF THE SAINTS

Prov 11:2; Ps 119:130; Mt 11:25, 26; Prov 22:4; Mt 3:14, 15.

24.—EXHORTATIONS TO HUMILITY

1 Cor 3:18, 19; Phil 2:3; Jm 1:9; Jm 4:10; Jm 4:7, 8; 1 Pet 5:5; Mt 11:29; Rom 12:16; Phil 2:5, 6; Sir 7:19; Sir 13:9; Sir 3:20, 21; Lk 14:10; Rom 11:20; Col 3:12; Jer 13:18.

25.—INSTANCES OF HUMILITY; PRAYERS FOR THE SAME

Gen 32:10; Ex 3:11; Ex 4:10; 1 Sam 18:18, 23; 1 Sam 24:9, 15; 1 Sam 26:18; 2 Sam 6:10; 2 Sam 7:18, 19; Jn 5:13; Jn 5:41; 2 Cor 10:1; Mt 15:26–27; Ps 116:16.

Examples of Humility.

(1) Christ our Lord. Phil 2:7
(2) The mother of God. Lk 1:48
(3) St. Peter. Lk 5:8
(4) St. Paul. Rom 16:7
(5) St. Cornelius. Acts 10:33
(6) St. Elizabeth. Lk 1:43
(7) St. Moses. Ex 18:24
(8) St. Gideon. Jud 6:15
(9) St. David. 1 Sam 18:18
(10) St. Jeremiah. Jer 1:6
(11) Ruth. Ru 2:10
(12) Saul. 1 Sam 9:21
(13) Elihu. Jb 32:6

26.—PRIDE HATEFUL BOTH TO GOD AND MAN

Sir 10:7; Sir 25:3–4; Is 16:6; Jb 4:14; Prov 3:7; Rom 12:16; Prov 8:13.

27.—MAN MUST NOT PRIDE HIMSELF IN THE GIFTS OF GRACE OR OF NATURE; MAN HIMSELF BUT DUST AND ASHES

Rom 11:19–21; Rom 12:3; 1 Cor 4:7; Gal 6:3–4; Jer 9:23–24; Sir 11:2–3; Sir 11:4–6; Is 10:15; Sir 10:9, 13.

28.—PRIDE INJURIOUS BOTH TO SOUL AND BODY

Am 6:1; Is 28:1–4; Prov 16:5; Sir 3:30; Sir 6:2–3; Is 5:21; Am 6:8–9; Ezek 28:5–8.

29.—EFFECTS OF PRIDE IN THE UNDERSTANDING AND WILL

Is 47:10; Rom 1:21–22; Ezek 28:17; Jn 9:39; Prov 26:12; Jn 5:44; Jn 12:42. Sir 10:14–15; Prov 11:2; Prov 13:10; Prov 21:4; 1 Tim 6:4.

30.—EFFECTS OF PRIDE AS TO REPUTATION, HONOUR, AND DIGNITY

Is 2:11–12; Is 3:16–17; Is 3:25–26; Is 10:33–34; Is 23:9; Is 26:5; Ezek 31:10–11; Job 40:6–8. Job 24:24; Sir 10:21; Lk 1:52; Obad 4, 5, 5; Prov 21:24; Mt 23:12; Jer 50:32.

31.—EFFECTS OF PRIDE ON PROSPERITY AND OFFSPRING

Is 10:12–13, 16; Is 13:19; Jer 11:15–16; Prov 15:25; Hos 9:11–12, 14. Is 47:8–9; Jm 4:6.

32.—EXAMPLES OF THE PUNISHMENT OF PRIDE

Gen 3:5; Ex 5:2; 2 Macc 5:21; Ge 11:3–4; 2 Sam 17:23; 2 Chron 32:25–26; Acts 12:21–23.

Examples of Pride:
(1) Herod. Acts 12:21
(2) Pharisees. Lk 18:11
(3) Jews. Mt 13:55
(4) Eve. Gen 3:5
(5) Builders of Babel. Gen 11:4
(6) Hagar. Gen 16:4
(7) Pharaoh. Ex 5:2
(8) Miriam and Aaron. Num 12:2
(9) Korah, and Dathan, Abiram. Num 16:3
(10) Abimelech. Jud 9:1
(11) Goliath. 1 Sam 17:42
(12) Absalom. 2 Sam 15:4
(13) Achitophel. 2 Sam 17:4
(14) Adonijah. 1 Kings 1:5
(15) Ben-Hadad. 1 Kings 20:3
(16) Naaman. 2 Kings 5:11
(17) Amaziah. 2 Kings 14:8
(18) Sennacherib. 2 Kings 18:19
(19) Hezekiah. 2 Kings  20:3
(20) Uziah. 2 Chron 26:16
(21) Haman. Est 3:5
(22) Azariah and Johanan. Jer 43:2
(23) Nebuchadnezzar . Dan 4:30
(24) Belshazzar. Dan 5:23

33.—PRAYER OF THE SOUL ASKING DELIVERANCE FROM PRIDE

Ps 36:12–13; Sir 23:5; 1 Chron 29:11, 14; 2 Sam 7:18; Mt 11:30.

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