Confidence or Arrogance?
This morning in my personal quiet time I read through a few chapters in Proverbs. One verse caught my eye Proverbs 16:5. The ESV reads, Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. Immediately after that, in verse 18 we read, Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
I have always felt a tension between confidence in my ability to do something while keeping myself removed from the pitfall of arroga