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“The gospel lib…

“The gospel liberates us to be okay with not being okay. We know we’re not-though we try very hard to convince other people we are. But the gospel tells us, ‘Relax, it is finished’.”

Because of the gospel, we have nothing to prove or protect. We can stop pretending. The gospel frees us from trying to impress people, to prove ourselves to people, to make people think we’re something that we’re not.

The gospel grants us the strength to admit we’re weak and needy and restless-knowing that Christ’s finished work has proven to be all the strength and fulfillment and peace we could ever want, and more.”

From Tullians’ book Jesus + Nothing = Everything

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Breathe this in!

“By him sin shall be taken away, both the guilt and the dominion of it; he did it in one day, that day in which he suffered and died. What should terrify when sin is taken away? Then nothing can hurt, and we sit down under Christ’s shadow with delight, and are sheltered by it. And gospel grace, coming with power, makes men forward to draw others to it.”

Matthew Henry