The Pride of Herod

May 12, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 12:18-23 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - May 12, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 12:18-23

THE PRIDE OF HEROD

Intro

A. HEROD’S PROBLEM WITH TYRE AND SIDON (Acts 12:20-23).

1. The nature of the conflict (Acts 12:20).

2. The appeasement attempt (Acts 12:20).

3. The flattery (Acts 12:21-22).

4. Herod’s proud response (Acts 12:23b).

B. GOD’S JUDGMENT ON HEROD (Acts 12:23).

1. “eaten by worms”

2. Josephus’ account.

C. THE DANGER OF PRIDE.

1. The origin of pride - Satan’s fall. Isa. 14; Ezek. 28

2. Man’s fall. Gen. 3:5-6

3. God hates pride. Prov. 6:16-17; 8:13; 16:5

4. The manifestation of pride.

5. The consequences of pride.

6. The remedy for pride.

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