8 Narcissist Problems

8 Narcissist Problems - and Christian responses
Our culture is devolving, taking on more and more narcissistic* characteristics.

This is partly due to dis-proven self-esteem philosophies, and partly due to man's tendency to resist God's ways.

Below are 8 narcissistic characteristics and

✤ 8 Christian characteristics with Scripture.

It's good to periodically examine ourselves and let God's Word correct us (James 1:22-252 Timothy 3:16-17).


1. The narcissist refuses criticism.
✤ The Christian listens and heeds constructive criticism - Proverbs 15:31.

2. The narcissist uses people.
✤ The Christian considers others better than himself - Philippians 2:1-4.

3. The narcissist exaggerates her importance, achievements and talents.
✤ The Christian has a realistic view of herself (Romans 12:3).

4. The narcissist expects special consideration.
✤ The Christian focuses on treating others considerately (Romans 12:10).

5. The narcissist requires constant attention.
✤ The Christian draws attention to God, not self (Psalm 103). 
See also: Self Esteem or God Esteem 

6. The narcissist is often jealous.
✤ The Christian rejoices when others succeed (Romans 12:15).

7. The narcissist disregards people's feelings, lacks empathy.
✤ The Christian treats others as he wants to be treated (Matthew 7:12).  

8. The narcissist is obsessively selfish.
✤ The Christian denies himself (Matthew 16:24). 

See also: Accepting Correction Collection

source: Narcissistic Personality Disorder

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8 Narcissist Problems - and Christian responses

5 comments:

  1. A sound list of important points. That's why we Catholics do (or should do) an examination of conscience every day. Always have done; nothing new here, but always worth reinforcing in our daily lives. What could I have done better today? What did I do today that was not ideal? How can I do better tomorrow?

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  2. It's sad that some Christians are unable to ever apologize or even consider that they could be wrong in their views or words......narcissists love to control and bully then deny doing it....they don't like people who disagree with them.....so sad.....so self righteous...even pastors do this.

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