Tuesday, September 17, 2013

In stubbornness – v5

In stubbornness, in pride
I leave, I run away
I go my own way, defiant
thinking I am all that
denying the need for the cross
denying the need for God

In stubbornness, self-centeredness
as if my own person, creation
able to do it myself
I believe the lie of the self-made man
not needing the Creator, the Savior
lost in the myth, the self-delusion

In stubbornness, in blindness
wandering in the filth
the pigs eating fully
but I am lost, hungry
needing the cross
needing Jesus
needing God’s love

Edited September 17, 2013
“In stubbornness – v5”
Edited July 31, 2013
“In stubbornness – v4”
February 2, 2012
“In stubbornness”
Luke 15:1-10
Luke 15:1-7
Parable of the Lost Sheep
Luke 15:8-10
Parable of the Lost Coin
(Luke 15:11-32
Parable of the Prodigal Son)
Upper Room Daily Devotional
for February 2, 2012
“A Great Find”,
by Clifford B. Rowley
read February 2, 2012

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