top of page
  • Writer's pictureweakdave

The Christian life is impossible.

Following Jesus is impossible.  Fear of God is impossible.  Except when the Spirit of Jesus freshly convicts me of my sin.  And it doesn’t last long.  I get no credit/glory for any obedience, any humility, any patience with jerks, any unconditional love for my enemies.  All credit/glory to Jesus.

But the people around me give me credit, and I give myself credit, for having a cup that’s clean on the outside, for pseudo-obedience, pseudo-humility, pseudo-patience, and pseudo-love for others.  Pseudo-Christian life.  Pseudo-follower of Jesus.  Pseudo-fear of God.

The nicest, sweetest, kindest thing my ShepherdJesus ever does for me, is to freshly convict me of my sin of confidence/independence/pride.

–PsuedoDave, A.K.A. ShepherdDave, needing fresh conviction of the sin of confidence/independence/pride, so he’s momentarily DumbSheepDave, enjoying the bliss of Jesus-dependency/humility/cluelessness/childlikeness, so the pre-believers around him might experience Jesus

To receive my weekly updates, email me, or subscribe to my blog:

1 view

Recent Posts

See All

“Jesus, if you REALLY loved me,

you would give me MUCH-easier circumstances.” YES, YES, YES! Dave’sFlesh is convinced of this, cuz Dave’sFlesh is confident-it-knows-best, knows-what’ll-make-Dave-happiest. Dave’sFlesh knows NOTHin

Financial Update on GospelFriendships.

As of our Annual Board Meeting Nov17, we’re $13,000 short of covering expenses, and I’m guessing we could end up having a year-end deficit of $5-10,000, but I’m always unsure because of year-end givin

If you don’t want your kids to be prodigals,

ask Jesus to grow you as the chief confessor in the home, not the chief accuser, or the chief expert on all things Christian.  If you unwittingly give them the impression that you’ve got this Christia


bottom of page