We Are Only Deceiving Ourselves

We need God’s Word, standing outside of us, to pass judgment on our lives, calling us out of our optimism and pessimism to hear things as they really are.  If our introspection leads us to self-confidence, we have only deceived ourselves.

– Horton, Michael; The Gospel Driven Life: Being Good News People in a Bad News World; Baker Books; Grand Rapids, MI; Copyright 2009; page 56

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