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He Must Increase by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 12/19/11

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: All of us have a natural desire to build our reputation.

“I’m trying to get my work out there—build a name for myself.”

“It’s like brand recognition, only I’m my own brand.”

Nancy: John the Baptist challenges our normal way of thinking. In his humble spirit he said, “The one who is coming after me, Christ the Messiah, I am not worthy to untie His sandals. He must increase, and I must decrease.”

Is that your heart attitude? Do you want Jesus to be exalted? Do you want to increase His reputation?

Trying to build a name for ourselves is frustrating because we can never do enough. But when we serve for God’s glory and focus on making His name great—that’s when we find true fulfillment.

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

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Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life. — Galatians 6:7-8 (NKJV)

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