The Silent Killer
by Berni Dymet
Prov 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
They talk about heart attack and stroke as being the silent killers. We don't realize a vessel in our brain or in our heart is close to being blocked. And all of a sudden - bang - it's too late. It's all over.
But if we had to think emotionally, spiritually - what's the silent killer there? What's the thing lying dormant within that's ready to rob us of life itself? Something I've thought a bit about - and you know what my hunch is, it's pride.
When I'm at the center of the universe, when I'm my own little tin-pot God, when I expect the world to bow and scrape to me - that's called pride. And pride always comes before a fall. It's like a spiritual law in this universe - it's just the way it is.
I'm rich, I'm famous, people like me, and I'm a success. The things we cling to … with pride.
And all of a sudden - bang - it's too late. It's all over.
So many people yearn for a better life, which is why "self-improvement" is a multi-billion dollar industry. But the truth is, it doesn’t work, because the big changes, the truly important changes, are impossible to achieve on your own. That’s why Jesus came. So if you want to lay hold of the “super-abundant” life that He promised (John 10:10) download this free eBooklet, because that’s what it’s all about. The change you’ve been looking for!