“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” Jeremiah 17:9
There are circumstances in this short life we have on earth that have an effect on the inner most being that we could have never expected. We may be able to prepare for it, see it coming a mile down the road, or even know it’s in God’s perfect will to come to fruition. Yet, if I am only looking out for what would benefit me the greatest, it’s nearly impossible for me to share in the joy I should rightfully share in the fruit of the work the Lord is doing.
A BOUNTY OF THE DESTITUTE
“Being justified freely by His grace. . . .”
The Gospel of the grace of God awakens an intense longing in human souls and an equally intense resentment, because the revelation which it brings is not palatable. There is a certain pride in man that will give and give, but to come to accept is another thing. I will give myself in consecration, I will do anything, but do not humiliate me to the level of the most hell-deserving sinner and tell me that all I have to do