Satan refused to accept the position God gave to him. Lucifer rebelled against God’s sovereign design for him and sought to break out and promote himself above God. The nasty serpent then infected mankind with this same rebellion, the filth of pride, which is the heart of all sin toward God. Today’s text warns us against pride, which will destroy the maturation and influence and health of a local assembly. We must, each one of us, simply submit to the role God gives to us in this life, and spend all of our energy and resources to best serve Him.
Renovation, Metamorphosis, and Vision Consuming Fire