Long for the Lord Jesus Himself

Posted: September 26, 2012 by doulos tou Theou in Christianity, Sanctification

 “We are meant to long supremely for the Lord himself, for the Giver, not his gifts.  The absence of blessings – rejection, vanity, reviling, illness, poverty – often is the crucible in which we learn to love God for who he is.  In our idolatry we make gifts out to be supreme goods, and make the Giver into the errand boy of our desires.”David

Powlison:

(Seeing with New Eyes134-135)

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