Beware of the Drift

People do not drift toward holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline of lost self-control and call it relaxation; we slouch toward prayerlessness and delude ourselves into thinking we have escaped legalism; we slide toward godlessness and convince ourselves we have been liberated.”

― D.A. Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation: Priorities from Paul and His Prayers

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Posted on February 24, 2012, in Christian Life, D. A. Carson and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Patrick Williams

    VERY GOOD! A Thousand “AMENS” to what DA Carson said!

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