Subduing self-righteousness

Have you ever felt so right about something that you saw no need to go to God? Has your own sense of righteousness replaced everything else, including God? I have found that when we allow self to enter righteousness and crowd out God’s righteousness, we lose the ability to know the difference between divine wisdom and human opinion; between what is right and what is wrong.

To be self-righteous is to be convinced of one’s own rightness, especially in contrast with the beliefs and actions of others. In other words, I am right and that other person is wrong. I know what should be done, and he or she doesn’t.

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