“Stop trying to do something for Me. Just let Me be your Redeemer.”
This is the message I sense God is continually speaking to me lately. Oh what a hard lesson for me to learn. There is something in me that desperately wants to do something amazing for God, to live a life that makes Him proud and impresses Him and others. If I’m being gut-level honest, I just want to be awesome on my own and have some bit of glory for myself. I don’t really like to live in the reality that apart from Christ I can do nothing. And because my Father loves me, He has set up circumstances in my life to sanctify this sinful tendency out of me.
Last year, I studied the Pharisees and realized that I am just like them. The pride in my heart mirrors theirs, these people whom Jesus so…
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