#82 A Posture of Need, Focused on Jesus
Posted: Wednesday, January 10th, 2018Print
About Let Series
LET. Wielded by the Holy Spirit, this tiny word had a huge impact on Martha’s life, and the adventure can be yours, too, if you just LET God be GOD.
Since sin is independence of God, then purity is dependence on God. To “look away to Jesus” is a posture of need, a focus on Him because there is no other source. For the next three days, I want to bring to you a testimony about faith, with an excerpt from “Himself” by A. B. Simpson (1843-1919). This is an amazing writing about Christ Himself as every answer, every provision.
Remember? Derek Prince says, “Faith is loyalty to a Person.”
“There came a time when even faith seemed to come between me and Jesus. I thought I should have to work up the faith, so I labored to get the faith. At last I thought I had it; that if I put my whole weight upon, it would hold. I said, when I thought I had got the faith, “Heal me.” I was trusting in myself, in my own heart, in my own faith.
I was asking the Lord to do something for me because of something in me, not because of something in Him. So the Lord allowed the devil to try my faith, and the devil devoured it like a roaring lion, and I found myself so broken down that I did not think I had any faith. God allowed it to be taken away until I felt I had none.”