Hope for Today: A Daily Devotion from Reasons for Hope*Jesus

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“What do I still lack?” Matthew 19:20

“You still lack one thing.” Luke 18:22

“One thing is needed.” Luke 10:42

This one thing needful is to have Christ — but He must first serve and treat us with His grace before we can draw strength from Him, to serve Him again. We must account Him our food and hunger for Him, before we can feed upon Him or do anything for Him. And as Christ is the Author of faith, He gives it increase out of His fullness; and faith being somewhat strengthened, begins to work for Him, though it be but faintly.

Yet we become Christians and remain in a state of salvation not by what faith works — but by what it receives. For though a feeble faith will perform feeble works, it can receive a whole and perfect Christ, which is the one thing needful.

If we have Christ, we have all things; but if we have not Christ, one thing, and that the grand thing, is lacking. It matters little what I have, if I have not Christ; and if I have Christ, it is comparatively unimportant what I may be without. Having Christ, I have pardon, righteousness, peace, holiness, the promises, and heaven at the end of my course.

O my soul, look well to this point, that Christ is in your heart!

Devotion by Karl Heinrich von Bogatzky (16901774)

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