“The expression of Christian character is not good doing, but God-likeness.
If the Spirit of God has transformed you within,
you will exhibit Divine characteristics in your life, not good human characteristics.
God’s life in us expresses itself as God’s life,
not as a human life trying to be godly.
The secret of a Christian is that the supernatural is made natural in him by the grace of God…”
–My Utmost for His Highest
Photos: ©Joshua Nebblett
September 22, 2011 at 3:28 pm
Whoa! Powerful! Anyone can do good things, but it is something totally different to let God live out His life within us…
September 22, 2011 at 4:15 pm
That last line- "The supernatural is made natural…by the grace of God…" Wow. That's just like God and His grace.
September 22, 2011 at 8:10 pm
I love the pictures! Makes me think of heaven!
September 23, 2011 at 4:15 am
September 25, 2011 at 1:27 am
SO true. Our own 'righteousness' is really useless. We need Godliness, (Be therefore perfect, as your Father in heaven is perfect), and that is so far higher than anything we try to do. Only by surrendering our lives and will to God, for Him to use as He sees best, will we attain to true Godliness.
September 30, 2011 at 10:33 pm
Oswald Chambers! That book is a treasure. It was one of the first that I read post-conversion and thinking of it brings back sweet memories of a hundred "aha" moments when I was making my first tries at using faith..
Thank you for sharing this convicting reminder..