• “All that I know is that God is infinitely holy, righteous and happy; that all goodness is in Him; and that, as to myself, I am a mere nothing.” – Madame Guyon

Identity By Elisabeth Elliot

The search for recognition hinders faith. We cannot believe so long as we are concerned with the “image” we present to others. When we think in terms of “roles” for ourselves and others, instead of simply doing the task given us to do, we are thinking as the world thinks, not as God thinks. The thought of Jesus was always and only for the Father. He did what He saw the Father do. He spoke what He heard the Father say. His will was submitted to the Father’s will.

“You have no love for God in you,” He said to the Pharisees. “I have come accredited by my Father, and you have no welcome for me….How can you have faith so long as you receive honor from one another, and care nothing for the honor that comes from him who alone is God?” (Jn 5:42-44 NEB).

 

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The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands. — Psalm 138:8 (NKJV)

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