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Finding subtle ways to believe that we’re “worthy” of God’s love

Dane Ortlund posted a great quote from C.S. Lewis today on our incredible ability to find ways of convincing ourselves that we’re really “worthy” of God’s love, even when we do it by being “humble.”

No sooner do we believe that God loves us than there is an impulse to believe that He does so, not because He is Love, but because we are intrinsically loveable. The Pagans obeyed this impulse unabashed; a good man was ‘dear to the gods’ because he was good.

Read the rest here.