That’s Quotable

If you are avoiding sin and living morally so that God will bless you and save you, then ironically, you may be looking to Jesus as a teacher, model, and helper but you are avoiding Him as Savior… you are trying to save yourself by following [and living like] Jesus.

Tim Keller, The Reason For God, p177

Dang!  What a great distinction… and convicting.

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