The Blessing of Brokenness (John 18:15-18, 25-26; 21 15:19)

Pride: Self over Christ Cross Reference: Mark 14:26-38 Key Idea: Because of the perils of pride, we must embrace the blessing of brokenness. 1. The Perils of Pride Pride (Self over Christ) can be seen in two ways: A. Self without Christ Pride = Prayerlessness B. Self instead of Christ Warnings: Proverbs 11:2, 15:25, 16:8; Psalm 10:4; Isaiah 2:11; James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5 2. The Blessing of Brokenness Three ways to embrace our brokenness: A right identity: recognize your desperation for grace A right direction: move towards Christ A right love: have......

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