Drawbacks To Man's Power

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the Lord: Let not the wise and skillful person glory and boast in his wisdom and skill; let not the mighty and powerful person glory and boast in his strength and power; let not the person who is rich [in physical gratification and earthly wealth] glory and boast in his [temporal satisfactions and earthly] riches;

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers (forsakers of God, Israel's true Husband). Because of the curse [of God upon it] the land mourns, the pastures of the wilderness are dried up. They [both false prophets and people] rush into wickedness; and their course is evil, their might is not right.

2 Samuel 1:19

Your glory, O Israel, is slain upon your high places. How have the mighty fallen!

2 Samuel 1:25

How have the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan lies slain upon your high places.

2 Samuel 1:27

How have the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!

Micah 7:16

The nations shall see [God's deliverance] and be ashamed of all their might [which cannot be compared to His]. They shall lay their hands upon their mouths in consternation; their ears shall be deaf.

1 Corinthians 4:19

But I will come to you [and] shortly, if the Lord is willing, and then I will perceive and understand not what the talk of these puffed up and arrogant spirits amount to, but their force ( the moral power and excellence of soul they really possess).

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