super shorty

June 7, 2015

jesus is my savior

We pursue God because, and only because, He has first put an urge within us that spurs us to the pursuit. “No man can come to me,” said our Lord, “except the Father which hath sent me draw him,” and it is by this very prevenient drawing that God takes from us every vestige of credit for the act of coming. The impulse to pursue God originates with God, but the outworking of that impulse is our following hard after Him; and all the time we are pursuing Him we are already in His hand: “Thy right hand upholdeth me.”

 

We can take no credit for anything, even our desire for God as noble as we would deem our pursuit, we are only drawn to God because He desires that we should do so.

 

God bless from scumlikeuschurch@gmail.com

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