The Weekly Devotional: The Gospel Humbles and Empowers

Verses of the Week:

The Gospel Humbles:

All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God… (Rom 3:23)

The Gospel Empowers:
…and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus. (Rom 3:24)

The Gospel Humbles:
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. (1 Jhn 1:8)

The Gospel Empowers:
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 Jhn 1:9)

Quote of the Week:

The Gospel is both humbling and empowering.
We’re humbled by being confronted with our sin,
but we’re also empowered by the grace of God working in us.

Prayer of the Week:

Lord, you are too just to wrong me, and too gracious to harm me. Therefore give me the strength to be still and quiet while you work in my life.

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