There but for the grace of God go I …
Recently, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with someone who describes themselves as a born again Christian. It was obvious as we spoke that their faith is an integral part of their life. They indicated the date and circumstances in which they were transformed through an experience of Jesus that changed their lives. I could feel the joy this individual felt in describing how their lives had been impacted by this awesome and amazing encounter with Jesus.
However, what I didn’t experience was any sense of humility. In fact it felt like they now viewed themselves as a little better than others, especially those who don’t know Jesus in their heart. Sure, this person could acknowledge that they weren’t perfect in the living out of their lives. But there was an air of superiority that their faith in Jesus meant they were a step ahead of those who didn’t have that in their lives. And furthermore, that obviously God would forgive them ahead of others. Read More
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