In Part 5 of our “Love is” series, we consider how the agape love of the New Testament cannot show concern for the wellbeing of others while thinking so highly of ourselves that it isn’t bothered by rudeness towards people who get in our way.
Arrogance describes people who have a puffed-up and exaggerated sense of who they are and what makes them important. Rudeness is the insensitive and inappropriate way that puffed-up people express themselves. God’s desire is that his children see ourselves as we really are, and treat others with equal importance and consideration.
In this study we look at what the Bible says about the character and curse of arrogance in order to encourage us to pursue the agape love that God has offered us in his Son. When we know ourselves as we really are in Christ, we can also love others with the same love with which he has loved us.