Friday, March 02, 2012

Daily Thought: Redeemed from Pride

All the wretchedness of which this world has been the scene, all its wars and bloodshed among the nations, all its selfishness and suffering, all it ambitions and jealousies, all its broken hearts and embittered lives, with all its daily unhappiness, have their origin in what this cursed, hellish pride, either our own, or that of others, has brought us.  It is pride that made our redemption needful; it is from our pride we need, above everything, to be redeemed.

Andrew Murray, Humility and Absolute Surrender, Hendrickson Publishers (2005), p. 10

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