Sufficient to Save

By   •   August 3   •   Topics: ,

young man sitting, looking up

A line of human thought that seems right to many people is the idea of self-redemption. Man thinks he must work at righteousness to save himself. After all, it was man who sinned and as we say, “God helps those who help themselves.” But a greater truth than this emerges from the Bible-the truth that God helps those who cannot help themselves. We cannot save ourselves. It is noble to be upright if we can. It is admirable to be honest, kind, and compassionate. It would seem that these characteristics would be sufficient to save our souls. But the Bible says that though this way seems right, it is wrong.

Prayer for the day

Father, I know that my attempts at living a good life are nothing compared to my beloved Savior, Jesus Christ; but because of Him I can come to You, knowing He has redeemed me.

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  1. Kathy L. Carrillo says:

    It is true that because of Adam & Eve we are fallen man and we all fall short of the glory of God. But thanks to the grace of God, who gave his only begotten son to die for our sin and offer eternal life in heaven with Christ we can know without doubt that we are forgiven. We are bought with a price and remain children of God/Christ. Give him praise and Glory..
    “Thanks be to God!”

  2. Fasinu Femi says:

    By flesh(strength) shall no man prevail; we are saved by GRACE, accomplished on the cross of cavalry, never by work.

  3. Wilfred Nuako says:

    Thank you Lord

  4. Benhur says:

    God speaks…

  5. Dawn says:

    Amen and thank you Jesus

  6. Brenda Jones says:

    Enjoy Your messages

  7. m says:

    praise the Lord and guide us

  8. Thembisile Mutlanyana says:

    Amen! Father Lord! I come to you as I am. Surely I acjnowledge that I canKt save myself but through your precious blood of Jesus Christ I rest assured that I am redeemed in Jesus Name! I pray. Amen..

  9. Gerry says:

    Being good is great , however accepting Christ as your personal Savior and sincerely trying to be good is the only way to Heaven.

  10. joyce Paul says:

    God unchanging nature is our security during season of change.

    God Bless us all!