Tag Archives: Self-Righteousness

Mercy

In cycles of sin, we focus on restoration, instead of being the hands and feet of Jesus in the world. In religiosity, we distance ourselves from sin and sinners, ignoring our own sin. Instead, be merciful, identifying with and inviting … Continue reading

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Persecuted

When we do what is right in our commitment to God, we will inevitably be persecuted. Jesus says to expect this. If we do what Jesus would not do, however, thinking that we are pleasing him, we may find ourselves … Continue reading

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Finding The Heart Of God

I need God today as much as day one. Probably more. I think this is a truth which fuels worship. It runs contrary to the self-righteousness which holds God at a distance. The truth is I am desperate for God … Continue reading

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Blessed Persecution

When I have been persecuted, many times it was not because of Jesus, but probably because I didn’t look enough like Jesus to those around me. Nothing worse than a follower of Christ who doesn’t look like Jesus or love … Continue reading

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Humble or Humbled

The gospel is one beggar showing another beggar where the bread is. It’s not about superiority or self-righteousness. We all have sinned and we all fall short of the glory of God. The ground at the foot of the cross … Continue reading

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