Sunday, 17 August 2014
"No longer I, but Christ...."
Take a lamb, on the other hand. Put a lamb in a living-room and then turn him out into the yard, and he will try his best to avoid all mud puddles. Why? Because his nature is that of a lamb.
You can take a man - dress him up, put him in the front row in church, and he almost looks like a saint. He may fool even his best friends for a while, but then put him in his office the next day, or put him at home, or out him in the club on Saturday night, and you will see his true nature come out again. Why does he act that way? Because his nature has not been changed. He has not been born again.
Billy Graham: Peace with God page 126
Reading Luke 21:5-24 and was struck by what jesus said at the beginning: In verses 5-6 Jesus shows that when it all comes down to it God i...