SELF-DECEPTION

Daily Devotional

“And do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham” (Matthew 3:9).

John the Baptist’s words of warning are a constant reminder that salvation isn’t a birthright but new reality, rooted in the will of a benevolent God, and realized in the crucified, resurrected, exalted Christ and all those who are born-again. Those clinging to any other ideology speak a word of judgment against themselves.

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