Sunday, 13 March 2011

lowly and meek

Great quote from John Piper's 'This Momentary Marriage':

... husbands, sink your roots by faith into Christ through the gospel until you become more lowly and humble... The gospel of Christ's painful death on our behalf has a way of breaking our pride and our sense of rightful demands and our frustration at not getting our way. It works lowliness into our souls. Then we treat each other with meekness flowing out of that lowliness. The battle is with our own proud, self-centered inner person. Fight that battle by faith, through the gospel, in prayer. Be stunned and built up and made glad and humble because you are chosen, holy, loved.

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