Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Great Mistake
The poor Christian, conscious of his weakness, his ignorance, his poverty, his vileness is sorely tempted to be envious of others, for they seem to have "more than heart could wish" while the longings of his heart are denied him, and that which he pursues so eagerly continues to elude his grasp.
God's children are oppressed, sorely oppressed by their indwelling corruptions, by their innumerable failures, by the hidings of the Lord's face, by the accusations of Satan, over the workings of unbelief, over the coldness of their hearts, over the insincerity of their prayers, over their vain imaginations.
The great mistake made by most of the Lord's people is in hoping to discover in themselves, that which is to be found in Christ alone.
[A. W. Pink]
Colossians 2:10 ...And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
1 Corinthians 1:30 ... But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
Philippians 3:9 ... And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:❤