We Must Decrease

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Aug-23-13

Our modern philosophy of self-reliance and self-sufficiency has caused many to believe that we can make the grade without God. “Religion,” they argue, “may be all right for certain emotional people, but you can’t beat a man who believes in himself.” But this self-confident generation has produced more alcoholics, more dope addicts, more criminals, more wars, more broken homes, more assaults, more embezzlements, more murders, and more suicides than any other generation that ever lived. It is time for all of us to take stock of our failures, blunders, and costly mistakes. It is about time that we are putting less confidence in ourselves and more trust and faith in God.

Prayer for the day

As I examine my heart, I see so much of self there. I ask that You would forgive me, Lord—my confidence will be in Your leading.

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8 Comments

  1. Eddy Froese says:

    Wonder full, I like your ministry. Blessings, Eddy

  2. Dawn says:

    Yes Lord take out the self in me and cleanse my heart from secret sins

  3. Tamara Russell says:

    I remember how honored I was to work on your I Found It campaign in Oakland and how blessed I was to get to pray with you. God bless you and your family.

  4. Hootie says:

    NO ONE can live/survive WITHOUT God. May God continue to bless Dr. Billy Graham and Rev Franklin Graham…..what testaments they are. AMEN.

  5. Bob Marietta says:

    God Bless. Keep them coming.

  6. Gerry says:

    All things are possible and better, through Christ , Amen

  7. Ray Ng'ambi says:

    Amen