Spiritual Battle

Satan is the Destroyer 

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

1 Peter 5:8

Satan is the destroyer, who targets your will with pride.

1 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.

1 Chronicles 21:1

But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them: for the king’s word was abominable to Joab. And God was displeased with this thing; therefore he smote Israel.

1 Chronicles 21:6-7

13 And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord.

2 Samuel 12:13

And David said unto God, I have sinned greatly, because I have done this thing: but now, I beseech thee, do away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly.

1 Chronicles 21:8

You may never be more vulnerable, than when you’re full of pride.

16 But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the Lord his God, and went into the temple of the Lord to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

2 Chronicles 26:16

18 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall

Proverbs 16:18

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

James 4:6-8

10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

James 4:10