Daily Courage - October 13

from Day by Day with the Persecuted Church

I want to know Christ. (Philippians 3:10)

Li An

Paul's greatest goal in life was, "That I may know Him, His character, His works, His grace."

But can that ever be achieved? God truly is a mystery. He has no beginning and no end. Who can comprehend this? How can we, simple, imperfect, foolish and insignificant human beings fully understand this sovereign and holy Lord?

Humanly speaking we can't. But praise God, He reveals Himself to us. He takes the initiative. It is His desire that we might know Him. That gives me confidence. We don't have to climb up to meet Him. No, He comes down to our level and communes with us.

That's where it starts. The closer our walk with Him, the better we get to know Him. Oh, for a closer walk with You - my Savior and my Lord.

Writer for the month - Li An from China. Because he is well-known in China, he requested that his real name was not published. We have used the pseudonym, Li An.

Copyright [C] 1995 Open Doors International. Used by permission.

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