Dr. Micheal Richardson - Isa. 2:17
A. Isa. 2:17 “And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made
low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.”
B. Snapping turtles are:
C. Sadly, there a man and women you run into in life who are like snapping turtles
D. Unfortunately, they can be found in the Lord’s churches as well
E. These are the people who:
F. Snapping turtle Christians are E.G.R. people.
G. This means they are “Extra Grace Required” people. It takes extra grace from God to love them and, yes, God wants us to love them.
H. Why are these people the way they are? Why do they not follow the teachings of Jesus
who is the perfect example of the humility we are supposed to display in our lives?
I. I believe the issue goes to the problem of human pride.
J. In this message I wish to define pride, discuss 4 symptoms of pride, and 4 fallacies of pride.