Then here are some questions to discuss:
One of the biggest blockages for singles to enter into relationships is pride. How do you define “pride”?
Pride can be manifested by being very sensitive to the opinions of others. Why do you think? Why can caring about the opinions of others be a form of pride?
Pride can also manifest itself in the desire to control everything. Why do you think? Why can the desire to control everything be a form of pride?
Read Isaiah 5:21
Shyness is also a form of pride. Why do you think? Why is shyness a form of pride?
Pride is not a bad habit, it is a sin. It was sin that drove Lucifer out of Heaven! (Ezekiel 28) How can pride affect our relationship with God?
Read James 4:6
How can we get rid of this ugly sin?
Read Acts 3:19
The opposite of pride is humility. How would you define humility, what does a humble person look like?
Read Proverbs 11:2
What is the difference between being proud and having good self-esteem?
Read Philippians 2:3 and Proverbs 29:23
How would our approach to new people look if we practiced humility?
Read Ephesians 4:1-3
Remember to search your heart regularly. With pride being very present in this world, it tends to want to come back into our lives.
Some prayer points to conclude:
Pray for repentance from pride. Pray that the Holy Spirit keeps our hearts and that we move forward in our new relationships (romantic or otherwise!) always with humility. … And of course, please pray for Passion374! Thank you!
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