Arrogance is living a lie. If someone believes they are invincible and irreplaceable they will have a rude awakening. We have not arrived. We are weak and vulnerable. There is always more to learn and changes in our character which need to be made. It is a real eye-opener when you leave a job and discover how smoothly things run without you.
A nation strategically placed near the Dead Sea heard a convicting message through the Prophet, Obadiah. "You live in a mountain fortress, because your pride makes you feel safe from attack, but you are mistaken. I will bring you down, even if you fly higher than an eagle or nest among the stars. I, the Lord, have spoken (Obadiah 1:3-4 CEV)!" The Edomites treated God's people badly. They would be brought to their knees.
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