We will never understand the depths of this until we take it to heart. Paul spoke of being disqualified and did all he could in Christ to ensure that never happened. Good warning.
Taken and adapted from, “THE REFORMED PASTOR.” Written by Richard Baxter.
Take heed to yourselves, lest you be void of that saving grace of God which you offer to others, and be strangers to the effectual working of that gospel which you preach; and lest, while you proclaim to the world the necessity of a Savior, your own hearts should neglect him, and you should miss of an interest in him and his saving benefits. Take heed to yourselves, lest you perish, while you call upon others to take heed of perishing; and lest you famish yourselves while you prepare food for them. Though there is a promise of shining as the stars, to those ‘who turn many to righteousness,’ that is but on supposition that they are first turned to it themselves. Their own sincerity…
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