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“The Root of Self (6)”

Greg Simnor

Jesus taught In Luke 9:23-24 that if anyone wanted to follow Him they must deny them self and that whoever wanted to save their life must lose it and lose it for His sake.

These types of passages roll off the tongues of many followers so easy and we say ...
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“The Root of Self (5)”

Greg Simnor

Believing requires our self will to be broken, which is something self doesn’t gravitate towards at all. Anything that has self in it is not of God. Self righteousness, self ambition, self works, self control, self help, self sufficiency, self determination are all of man, and are wisdom from the kingdom ...

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“The Root of Self (4)”

Greg Simnor

We see this root of self operating and presenting itself all the time in the scriptures and in particular in Jesus’ disciples throughout the Gospel.

In Jesus’ disciples we say?

Certainly not! They left everything and were wholeheartedly committed to living for Jesus.

Certainly you mean the Pharisees, the Sadducees, the ...

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“The Root of Self (3)”

Greg Simnor

As previously mentioned this root is hidden in our inner most being and can only be detected and uprooted as we come to the end of our selves. Coming to the end of ourselves requires a breaking of the spirit of self, which is embedded in the DNA of our fallen ...
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“The Root of Self (2)”

Greg Simnor

Have we ever tried to rip out the Tap root of a plant in our own strength. It takes a mighty effort and more often than not it requires one to receive help from an outside source.

The Tap root has its foundation firmly anchored and grounded deep into the earth ...

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