Humbly boasting in Christ!

Scripture reading for July 5th:  Job 37-40, 1st Corinthians 1

Key Scriptures:  1st Corinthians 1:28-31 “God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, so that no human being might boast in the presence of God.  And because of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption, so that, as it is written, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.””

Paul stated plainly that God chose the weak and lowly things of this world in order to shame the proud and those claiming to be wise.  Through Jesus Christ, God’s amazing wisdom, abundant righteousness, sanctification and redemption are available to all who humbly accept.  That’s something to humbly boast about!

Job 37:23-24 “The Almighty–we cannot find Him; He is great in power; justice and abundant righteousness He will not violate.  Therefore men fear Him; He does not regard any who are wise in their own conceit.”  

Prayer:  Lord, thank You for Jesus Christ, our wisdom, righteousness, sanctification and redemption!  Help me to humbly boast in Him alone!

 

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