If I abase myself before the King of Heaven,
And every time I walk into His sanctuary am impressed that He doesn’t need me…
And then I look around at my brothers and sisters, and think in my heart how lucky they are to have such a strong saint as I in their midst…
If I offer myself as a servant to the Fatherless, if I pour myself out on the streets, if I am strict to live in accordance with what principles are laid before me….

And then I am frustrated, angered, or annoyed by my surrounding church members who just don’t get it….
Then I know nothing of Calvary love, and am become entirely unacquainted with the barest foundations of the Gospel: no matter how many eloquent words I say, or how many good things I write on my blog, or books I read, or feelings I have.

  1. #1 by Emily on February 19, 2011 - 11:19 pm

    I lak. Good reminder, bro.

  2. #2 by RileyDad on February 20, 2011 - 12:06 am

    Convicting. And encouraging
    (convicts me of how much this sounds like me)
    Encourages me to look to Christ again

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