Dr. H. A. Ironside told the following story at a Bible conference:
A small Christian sect of an exclusive temperament was holding a convention. Outside the auditorium there was displayed the motto, "Jesus Only."
A strong wind blew the first three letters away. "Us Only" is too often the spirit shown by Christians of narrow vision.
- Sunday School Times. (moreillustrations.com)
“We have within us a self that has its poison from Satan - from hell - and yet we cherish and nourish it. What do we not do to please self and nourish self - and we make the devil within us strong. Look at your own life. What are the works of hell? They are chiefly these three: self-will, self-trust, and self-exaltation.” - Andrew Murray.
Pro 16:18 (HCSB): “Pride comes before destruction and an arrogant spirit before a fall.”