Muhammad Ali claimed to be the greatest. The world ate it up. Ali ditched Christianity to become a Muslim and was a draft dodger. America made a hero out of him. Why? Because the world in general is the enemy of God.
Trump claims to be the greatest.
When a singer sings well the fans will often bow in adulation.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 1 John 2:16
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts. Psalm 10:2
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. Proverbs 8:13
¶ When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom. Proverbs 11:2
¶ Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom. Proverbs 13:10
¶ Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 16:5
¶ Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Provebs 16:18
The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground? Obadia 1:3
16 These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, Proverbs chapter 6
John Newton the man who wrote “Amazing Grace” wrote in his last year of life:
“My memory is nearly gone, but I remember two things: That I am a great sinner and that Christ is a great Savior.”
One must empty themselves of pride to come to that conclusion. Not giving my opinion here but instead quoting the Bible over and over as to what God says about pride. God Hates pride in a person. More later as I recall…….