26 Quotes About Self-righteousness

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God is none other than the Savior of our wretchedness. So we can only know God well by knowing our iniquities... Those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him, but have glorified themselves.
- Blaise Pascal
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I believe that a great number of people are going to die and go to hell because they're counting on their religiosity in the church instead of their relationship with Jesus to get them to heaven. They give lip service to repentance and faith, but they've never been born again.
- Adrian Rogers
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Self-righteousness is the devil's masterpiece to make us think well of ourselves.
- Thomas Adams
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Most soulish believers assume an attitude of self-righteousness, though often it is scarcely detectable. They hold tenaciously to their minute opinions we ought to lay aside the small differences and pursue the common objective.
- Watchman Nee
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Ah, there is nothing more beautiful than the difference between the thought about sinful creatures which is natural to a holy being, and the thought about sinful creatures which is natural to a self-righteous being. The one is all contempt; the other, all pity.
- Alexander MacLaren
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That which of all things unfits man for the reception of Christ as a Savior, is not gross profligacy and outward, vehement transgression, but it is self-complacency, fatal self-righteousness and self-sufficiency.
- Alexander MacLaren
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Do not look to your hope, but to Christ, the source of your hope.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Beware of self-righteousness in every possible shape and form. Some people get as much harm from their "virtues" as others do from their sins.
- J. C. Ryle
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In spinning a robe of your own righteousness, before the sun goes down you will find it all unraveled.
- Curtis Hutson
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Beware of self-righteousness. The black devil of licentiousness destroys his hundreds, but the white devil of self-righteousness destroys his thousands.
- Charles Spurgeon
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According to the Bible the works of the "flesh" are of two kinds (though both are of the flesh): the unrighteous and the self-righteous.
- Watchman Nee
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Ah, there is nothing more beautiful than the difference between the thought about sinful creatures which is natural to a holy being, and the thought about sinful creatures which is natural to a self-righteous being. The one is all contempt; the other, all pity.
- Alexander MacLaren
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Prostitutes are in no danger of finding their present life so satisfactory that they cannot turn to God: the proud, the avaricious, the self-righteous, are in that danger.
- C.S. Lewis
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God has nothing to say to the self-righteous.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Mortification from a self-strength, carried on by ways of self-invention, unto the end of a self-righteousness is the soul and substance of all false religion... The Spirit alone is sufficient for this work. All ways and means without Him are useless. He is the great efficient. He is the One who gives life and strength to our efforts.
- John Owen
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That which of all things unfits man for the reception of Christ as a Savior, is not gross profligacy and outward, vehement transgression, but it is self-complacency, fatal self-righteousness and self-sufficiency.
- Alexander MacLaren
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Men will still experiment "by works of righteousness which they have done" to earn the Ideal life. The doctrine of Human Inability, as the Church calls it, has always been objectionable to men who do not know themselves.
- Henry Drummond
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The self-righteous never apologize.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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God will not go forth with that man who marches in his own strength.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Stop being so sure that you are always right, and others wrong. Don't trust your own opinion, when you find it contrary to that of older men, and especially to that of your own parents. Age gives experience, and therefore deserves respect.
- J. C. Ryle
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Legal obedience hath the evil of blasphemy in it. It reproaches the righteousness of Christ, as if it were not sufficient, as if his atonement were not perfect, as if his satisfaction were not full, as if his obedience were not perfect, unless it be patched up with the rags of man's own righteousness.
- Ralph Erskine
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The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Many have passed the rocks of gross sins - who have suffered shipwreck upon the sands of self-righteousness.
- William Secker
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No one will ever go to Hell who has put his trust in Jesus Christ, but many will end up in torment who have trusted their own righteousness and reformation.
- Curtis Hutson
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A taste of righteousness can be easily perverted into an overweening sense of self-righteousness and judgmentalism.
- R. Kent Hughes
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