Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Read: Philippians 3:13-21
A certain businessman was notorious for saving almost everything that came across his desk - especially correspondence. Consequently, the files in his office were building. One day his secretary asked if she might dispose of all the old, useless material. The man was reluctant, but finally said, "Well, all right, but be sure you make a copy of everything before you throw it away".
That's the way some Christians handle their sins. They know that Jesus paid the penalty, but somehow they can't let go of the guild. It's as if Christ's suffering were not enough, and they must contribute some of their own anguish by continually lamenting their failures. They want to keep copies of everything they've done. How foolish!
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