Who am I?

I am so powerful yet I am so sly

I play you like a fool so you hold your high.

Through me you despise others looking at them down your nose

Through me you speak ill about and make fun of their clothes.

I am the force who makes you sit still and falter

When the Spirit of God bids you come to the altar.

I subtly whisper “you’re always right”

So you ignore all advice to my utter delight.

I urge “don’t say sorry”, “don’t apologize”

And you foolishly listen to your demise.

Hey hide all your problems keep them safe and sound

That’s how I know you’ll definitely remain bound.

Rely on yourself you don’t need help to do it

Ha! – Now you’re flat on your face, wow you’re so stupid!

You hearken to me at my every call and beck

Good! – That empowers me to keep my foot on your neck

Okay, I’ll reveal myself no longer will I hide

I’m a stronghold in your life my name is pride.


“Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.”

 Proverbs 16:18 (NIV)

“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

James 4:6 (NIV)

“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Luke 14:11 (NIV)

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.

James 4:10 (NIV)


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