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Jesus has been deprogramming me

from the worldly brainwashing I’ve been receiving all my life — outside the Church, and INside, that humans know what’s best, that I’m supposed to be wise in my own eyes, lean on my own understanding, be confident-I-know-what’s-best.  And He’s been using my car.  Driving all alone, as I pay attention to my thoughts, feelings, reactions, I’m seeing this confidence in me in every situation.  Impossible to be impatient, hurried, without being confident-I-know-what’s-best.  Impossible to be competitive, wannabe superior.  Impossible to judge others.  The root of all my idolatry/sin, is confidence-I-know-what’s-best.  Jesus and His imputed worthiness are unsatisfying to a worldly/independent/confident-he-knows-what’s-best.  Half the solution is recognizing the problem.  Unconfessed sin is like being an addict and not even knowing it.

—MorePatientThanEverDave, feeling loved on by Jesus

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