False Confidence in Self
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Deuteronomy 29:19
And it come to pass, when he hears the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of my heart, to add drunkenness to thirst:
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1 Kings 20:11
And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girds on his harness boast himself as he that puts it off.
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Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding.
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Proverbs 23:4
Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom.
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Proverbs 26:12
See you a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
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Proverbs 28:26
He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.
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Isaiah 5:21
Woe to them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
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Romans 12:16
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
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2 Corinthians 1:9
But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raises the dead:
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Vain Confidence and Self-Deception.
... 8.8.8.8.8.8 James Montgomery. Vain Confidence and Self-deception. Let not the
strong, the, rich, the wise,. ... He perish'd by his own false hand. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn xxxvi vain confidence and.htm

1 John ii. 3
... he here comes back again, to warn them against the false confidence of a ... He cannot,
therefore, so understand this test of christian self-knowledge; otherwise ...
//christianbookshelf.org/neander/the first epistle of john/1 john ii 3.htm

Letter xvii. --Confidence in God.
... This is that solid and perfect confidence which completely annihilates self-love
by ... This it is that produces the false idea that these sacrifices ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/letter xvii confidence in god.htm

The Witness of the Spirit
... be, and there often is, the combination of a real confidence and a false diffidence,
the ... to distil for themselves a bitter vinegar of self-accusation out ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the witness of the spirit.htm

Whether Humility Has to do with the Appetite?
... humility is not a distinct virtue from magnanimity, which is evidently false. ... On
the other hand, humility suppresses hope or confidence in self more than it ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether humility has to do.htm

1 John iv. 1-3
... Spirit; but should feel a confidence that here ... the undivine, the antichristian, the
false, should be ... Antichrist, whose culminating point, self-deification, was ...
//christianbookshelf.org/neander/the first epistle of john/1 john iv 3-jan.htm

Letter xx. Self-Examination.
... upon the subject, the importance of self-knowledge would ... whether he is a true or
false disciple, is ... my Redeemer liveth." David says with confidence, "I shall ...
/.../letter xx self-examination.htm

Of the Need for Some Protest against the Psychics and their Self ...
... for Some Protest Against the Psychics and Their Self-Indulgence ... the final) conflict
with all the more confidence, having nothing of sinful false care of ...
/.../on fasting in opposition to the psychics/chapter xiiof the need for.htm

One Saying from Three Men
... second text tells us followed the false security of ... a lapse from faith prove the
confidence of the ... the forgetful good man was criminally self-confident, when ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/one saying from three men.htm

The Monk Nilus.
... gives the sober mind, which is able to resist all the clamour of self-conceit. ... attention
to the one thing needful; to warn them against a false confidence in a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/neander/light in the dark places/the monk nilus.htm



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