We Must Decrease

By   •   August 23   •   Topics:

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.

Time is too short for indecision. Read Billy Graham’s classic message.

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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  1. Fezeka Eunice Gxothiwe says:

    The best thing that ever happened to my life was to accept Jesus. He is the light that gives life.He changed everything in and about me. I am a new creature. The new has come and the old is gone. I have a new hope because Christ in me is the Hope of glory.
    Fezzy Gxothiwe
    Tarkastad. Eastern Cape
    South Africa

  2. Rich says:

    My prayers are with the whole BGEA team. I love and support all of you as you minister around the world with hurting people’s of the world. Your faithful prayer warrior.