The title caught my eye.
The words caught my heart.
A very short post from Denine with a very profound question.
Thank you, Denine.
We are continually told we must prove ourselves and our worthiness. But to who exactly?
“Then the devil took him to the holy city and had Him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down.
Jesus was not going bend His knee to prove Himself to Satan. Jesus knew exactly who He was/is.
“Jesus answered him, “It is also written: ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'” Matthew 4: 5-7
In His reply, notice that Jesus submits only to the will of God and God’s authority.
In the same way, when we feel the need to prove ourselves to others, we are putting them in a position of judge over us and giving them the power to determine our worthiness. Only the Lamb of God is worthy of such a position.
A little side note. I find it interesting that Satan, a fallen angel who was cast out of heaven, goes around…
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