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For human beings self-worship is the worst sin, for God it is the epitome of His righteousness.|The Unity of the Bible

    Author: Daniel Fuller

The world's smallest package is a man wrapped up in himself.

    Author: Chuck Swindoll

God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.

    Author: D.L. Moody

Self-love vitiates all relationships. Diotrephes (3 John 9-10) slandered (the Apostle) John, cold-shouldered the missionaries and excommunicated loyal believers-all because he loved himself and wanted to have pre-eminence. Personal vanity still lies at the root of most dissensions in every local church today.

    Author: John Stott

I make myself, in a host of ways, the center of the universe.

    Author: William Temple

The sinful emotions are stirred most deeply by self-love.

    Author: Walter J. Chantry
    Source: The Shadow of the Cross - Studies in Self-Denial

Self-love may lead us to prayers, but love to God excites us to praises.

    Author: Thomas Manton
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

The Christian on his knees sees more than the philosopher on tiptoe. God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.

    Author: D.L. Moody

Self-love is, no doubt, the usual foundation of human jealousy...the fear lest another should by any means supplant us.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon
    Source: A Jealous God, Sermon 502, March 29, 1863.

The very thought that he could entice the Lord, his Creator, to "fall down and worship" him (Matthew 4:9) demonstrates not only his egotistic ambition but also just how self-absorbed and self-deceived he is. This is a major trait of humanity as well.

    Author: T.A. McMahon

[The] humanistic cornerstone of self-love has become a new doctrine within evangelical Christianity, taught from many of the most popular pulpits. Sermons more often than not quote psychologists and teach their unbiblical psychological concepts for credibility.

    Author: T.A. McMahon

The sad truth is that among today's evangelicals it is not loving and esteeming God but self-love and self-esteem that are presented as the pressing need!

    Author: Dave Hunt

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