Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Motives For Obedience

"Other motives besides pride can taint our obedience.  Probably next after pride is the motive of not wanting to feel guilty . . . You have committed some particular sin many times before and you know well the guilt feelings that have followed the act.  Your motive for struggling against that temptation is to avoid the guilt that follows, rather than to express love to God."  ~ Jerry Bridges, The Discipline of Grace

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