Finding the New You

#39 The Self-focused Self

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Revelation is given in the practical places. Every life experience is buried treasure for discovery of who God is and what Jesus has given: a whole, new YOU.

Devotional

Mark 8:34 KJV
And when He had called the people unto Him with His disciples also, He said unto them, Whosoever will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.

“Deny” self. The Amplified Bible renders it accurately from the original language: “If anyone intends to come after Me, let him deny himself (forget, ignore, disown, and lose sight of himself and his own interests).”

How can we who are born selfish, who are innately self-serving, and ultimately self-worshiping…deny that self-focused self? Only by loving an Object more than self—One outside of and beyond the self.

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