45 The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.
We read in Psalms 5:9 of a narcissist (aka one with insolent pride*), that “there is nothing reliable in what they say; Their inward part is destruction itself.” And we read in secular sources (and have experienced) that narcissists can say something in one sentence, and contradict themselves in the next sentence (or even in the very same sentence). It seems crazy when they do this – they seem crazy when they do this – and they have no clue that they are even doing it. What’s going on?
Ultimately, as Luke 6:45 indicates, it is our heart that drives our words and actions. Continue reading