Is it worth maintaining your pride if you are going to miss out on something spectacular?
To what should followers of Jesus compare themselves and their righteousness?
Once we decide that "enough is enough" with respect to the impact of sin in our lives, we have a choice as to what to do next.
I don't think that God is embarrassed of us when we look less than our best. May we not be embarrassed about Him.
There is a cost to following Jesus, but how does it compare to the cost of trying to succeed on our own?
Pride is a common challenge. Other than just gritting our teeth and trying to do better, what can we do to prevail against this vice?
For those of us who fear the unknown, a better path may mean trusting God for answers, or leaving some room for Him to work.