Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Confidence

“When Christ is my hope, he becomes the one thing in which I have confidence. I act on his wisdom and bank on his grace. I trust his promises and I rely on his presence. And I pursue all the good things that he has promised me simply because I trust him. So, I am not manipulating, controlling, or threatening my way through life to get what I want, because I have found what I want in Christ. He is my hope.”

— Paul David Tripp,  A Quest for More ,  (Greensboro, NC: New Growth Press, 2007), 107

HT: Of First Importance