The Virtue and Emotion Pride


One of the most controversial aspects of Knight Club is that it treats pride (“By Myself”) like anger (“Not Fair”): an emotion which is prone to sin, but is not necessarily a sin — and can even be a virtue.

While it is true that the vast majority of Bible verses mention pride in the context of sin, a number acknowledge its positive role. Here are some that are often translated using the word “pride.”

The words “glory” and “boasting” are also used. The point isn’t to quibble about specific words, but to point out that the same general concept (independence, ¬†ambition, self-reliance — whatever you want to call it) can lead us towards both good and evil, depending on whether it is submitted to God.

As well as a few of the negatives, for comparison:

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