Pride

Learning Ourselves Right Into Hell

There are those whose aim is to be learned indeed, and so accounted. This they make their work; on this they set up their rest; this takes up their time and strength. If this succeed, all is well;—they have their hearts’ desire. The beauty of this also is fully sullied, and the vanity of it hath been discovered […]

Outrunning The Providence of God

There are [those] whose designs lie after greatness, high places, esteem in the world,—to be somebody in their days; outrunning the providence and call of God to that end; and who make this their business and interest, without farther consideration. But we may say…their way is folly, though they that follow them should praise their sayings. ~John Owen from […]