As far as the east is from the west . . . (Psalm 103:13)
"The blood of Jesus is not sufficient to cover my sins. God requires more than the death of His Son for my forgiveness."
Isn’t that what we are saying to Him when we say after our Confession, "I don’t feel forgiven for these my deepest and darkest sins"? Isn’t that what we say to Him when we set our feelings as a higher court than His promise?
Really, is that what we want to say to Him?
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