Parenting Pride or Humility (Proverbs 13)

with Ron Deal | December 31, 2019

A person who thinks highly of themselves just argues with others especially if the topic is about them. Recently, one of my sons respectfully shared with my wife and I that he was feeling unfairly treated. Now, I was tempted by pride to get defensive but that would have only proven his point. Thankfully, we both acknowledged our fault and asked his forgiveness. Proverbs 13 says, "Pride only leads to arguments, but those who take advice are wise.

A person who thinks highly of themselves just argues with others especially if the topic is about them. Recently, one of my sons respectfully shared with my wife and I that he was feeling unfairly treated. Now, I was tempted by pride to get defensive but that would have only proven his point. Thankfully, we both acknowledged our fault and asked his forgiveness. Proverbs 13 says, "Pride only leads to arguments, but those who take advice are wise.

Parenting Pride or Humility (Proverbs 13)

With Ron Deal
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December 30, 2019
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