I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes

Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned, for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow. … What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Continue Reading “I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes”

It is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.

No one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. … So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within me.

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