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Actions not words
How can I control my tongue?
Pride must be conquered.
(Proverbs 16:18)”Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.”
Who are some of the other “kings” in your life whom you listen to?
Can you be mighty enough to accept God‘s control and discipline? Can you be controlled enough to resist temptations? Can you learn to accept that you can’t do it alone? Can you be Christ-like and be sensitive, quiet, and unselfish.
(1 Clement 14:7)”Let our praise be of God, not of ourselves; for God hateth those that commend themselves.”
Should a parent live only for their children?
We must also whip into shape any tendency to: over confidence, arrogance, and rashness.
(1 Clement 14:9)”Rashness, and arrogance, and confidence belong to them who are accursed of God: but equity, and humility, and mildness, to such as are blessed by him.”
We can’t give glory to God when we are glorifying our-self.
(1 Clement 16: 5-6)”Let our boasting, therefore, and our confidence be in God: let us submit ourselves to his will. Let us consider the whole multitude of his angels, how ready they stand to minister unto this will.
“As saith the scripture, thousands of thousands stood before him and ten thousand times ten thousand ministered unto him. And they cried, saying, ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of Saboth; the whole earth is full of his glory.”