Clichés We Love, Truths We Need

We tend to attach ourselves to simplistic ideas that we think help us make sense of life. But cliches let us down. Why settle for cliches when God offers us his timeless truth?

Does God Help Those Who Help Themselves?-021322

February 14, 2022 at 12:52 PM

Fifth in the series, “Cliches We Love, Truths We Need.” The clichés we’ve discussed in this series up until now have some Biblical basis. “God helps those who helps themselves” is from Benjamin Franklin. Why do we repeat the cliché “God helps those who help themselves?” The whole point of Jesus coming from heaven to earth was to save us because we were helpless to save ourselves. How easy is it for you to admit your own helplessness? In this week’s lesson on Jesus’ call to Matthew, Jesus picks a moral failure to be his disciple.

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