Bragging Tag

Saving the BOAST for Last

There is a kind of arrogant boasting that destroys good relationships. Nobody really likes being around someone how is constantly talking about how great they are. Truly great people don’t brag about themselves. The English philosopher Francis Bacon said: “The less people speak of their greatness the more we think of it.” There are three kinds of boasting that should be avoided.


The Problem with Spiritual Pride

Amos calls the Israelites’ spiritual pride senseless. The fruit of their spiritual pride will lead to Israel’s destruction and oppression. Amos 6:8-14.


Fat Cows of Bashan

Amos warns the spoiled women of Bashan against their sin, ignoring God’s call to repentance, and the consequences of their inaction. Amos 4:1-13.