Wednesday, August 06, 2008

How Do You Compare?

"....I would have never come to know sin except through the law" Romans 7:7

In this passage from Paul, we are told what the divine standard is. That standard is God's Law and one that none of us can pass. When you flip the Ten Commandments as a mirror, you immediately see how wretched and disgusting our behavior is in the Eyes of God. But that is not what we like to do. Man likes to think we are good people and the reason is simple. We compare ourselves to the standard of the world and not God's standard. I speak to professing Christians every week that tell me they are good people. Where do they get that? Where are they hearing it?

They weren't sitting in the audience with Voddie Baucham:

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