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What to Preach to Yourself Every Day

What to Preach to Yourself Every Day Tullian Tchividjian Topic:Grace Scripture:Ephesians 1:3-1:14 Date Published:6/16/2011 Keywords:Grace, Gospel, Preaching "The hard work of Christian growth, therefore, is to think less of me and my performance and more of Jesus and his performance for me." Email this article Print Friendly Because we are so naturally prone to look at ourselves and our performance more than we do to Christ and his performance, we need constant reminders of the gospel. If we’re supposed to preach the gospel to ourselves every day—what’s the actual content of that message? What is it exactly that I need to keep reminding myself of? If God has saved you—if he’s given you the faith to believe, and you’re now a Christian; if you’ve transferred trust from your own accomplishments and abilities to Christ’saccomplishment on behalf of sinners—then here’s the good news. In the phraseology of Colossians 1, it’s simply this: You’ve already been qualified, you’ve …