We've all said it, "I should do better." We try, honestly we truly do. We are going to start that diet, that workout, that class - starting tomorrow. Perhaps you are struggling with something that has it's hooks in you: addiction, adultery, porn... We all have our addictions and struggles. We deceive ourselves by thinking we are going to get our act together but we fail time and again. Perhaps in these last nine days you have felt a tug on your heart and you think, "I've got to straighten up before I get serious with God."
I'm hear to tell you, that isn't what Jesus tells us, he calls to us, just as we are - come, let me heal you. You can't make yourself clean, you can't get it together. He knows that, so he did it for you.
|Jesus Calls Us Just As We Are|
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Pray - Jesus, I've always thought I need to get it together before I face you. Help me understand that I can't do it on my own. Today I ask you to help me.