Undue confidence in and attention to one's own skills, accomplishments, state, possessions, or position.
Pride is easier to recognize than to define, easier to recognize in others than in oneself.
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It is the opposite of humility.
Pride is rebellion against God because it attributes to oneself the honor and glory due to God alone.
Proud persons do not think it necessary to ask forgiveness because they do not admit their sinful condition.
This attitude toward God finds expression in one's attitude toward others, often causing people to have a low estimate of the ability and worth of others and therefore to treat them with either contempt or cruelty.
IS A GRIEVOUS SIN.
In Leviticus 26: 3-46, "God promises that if ye walk in my statutes" He will provide proper rainfall and abundant harvests, peace in their land and easy victory over all enemies, many children, and a perfect relationship with their covenant-keeping God, their redeemer.
But, if Israel [America] will not hearken unto God,
then calamity unspeakable shall befall them. What follows becomes a history of Israel [America], because they forsook God, broke His covenant of Mount Sinai, ect. All the major and minor prophets substantiate this on nearly every page.
A state of diplomatic tension between nations, between East and West, and in particular between the USSR, and the U.S.A. Deliberately maintained for the winning of political and economic advantages without fighting, and to influence nations not committed to either side.