Pharmacies, doctor’s surgeries, hospitals, jails, police stations, funeral services & cemeteries are all indications that sin & the fall affect us all. But to delve into it on a more personal level we can use the law of God. Do you think you have what it takes to be pure with all your heart, mind, and body & soul? To do so would be to achieve the impossible. God gives us His law to show us in mirror like fashion who we really are.
As much as we could opt for an “o well nobody’s perfect” the thing is God is & we need His expertise, wisdom, and insight to obtain restoration. God stoops down to us in our helplessness & shows us the way through His Word. Salvation is not a DIY project.
Lords Day 2 - 4. Q&A 3-11.
The mirror, mirror of the word & spirit shows us up to our own spiritual ugliness, curse & death & it is no fairy tale. Jesus does not come to charm & flatter us but to give us our diagnoses as he points to the cure. Our God is a God who freely pardons, His mercies are immeasurable & eternal & in Him we begin to taste his goodness.
Psalm 34:8 Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed are those who take refuge in him.