Tuesday Thoughts 04-13-10

“To cast God away for the temporary trinkets of this life, as if He were a secondhand piece of jewelry, is deeply dishonoring to the sovereign character of the Creator, who Himself alone can satisfy the deepest longings of our hearts (Psm. 16).  At the center of our sin is our nonchalant neglect of God, as if we were the creators and rulers of our own lives, doing with them as we please.  In short, “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Rom. 3:23).  Our failure to honor God is an intolerable situation for the Creator and Savior of mankind, who will not share the rightful glory of His sovereignty with anyone or anything else (Ex. 9:16).”

-Scott Hafemann, This We Believe

My own idolatry is an ugly, ugly thing.  Jesus, be my heart’s treasure.


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