A Fresh Start

“Take a good look, friends, 
at who you were when you got called into this life. 
I don’t see many of “the brightest and the best” among you, 
not many influential, not many from high-society families. 
Isn’t it obvious that God deliberately chose men and women
that the culture overlooks and exploits and abuses, 
chose these “nobodies” to expose 
the hollow pretensions of the “somebodies”? 
That makes it quite clear that none of you can get by 
with blowing your own horn before God. 
Everything that we have
—right thinking and right living, 
a clean slate and a fresh start—
comes from God by way of Jesus Christ. 
That’s why we have the saying, 
“If you’re going to blow a horn, blow a trumpet for God.”
1 Corinthians 1:26-31 MSG
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s