So very good. As Christians who have grown up in Christian homes and have always been “good kids,” it’s so very easy for us to fall into this trap. But pride is still pride — and pride is still hated by God — no matter what it’s in.
Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. […]