This is a weekly series with things I’m reading and pondering from Oswald Chambers. You can read the original seed thought here, or type “Thursdays With Oswald” in the search box to read more entries.
If you are a saint, you have a glorious opportunity of following the example of Jesus and being strong enough to decline to exercise your rights.
From Bringing Sons Unto Glory
He made Himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant. (Philippians 2:7)
“Do you think I cannot call on My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels? But how then would the Scriptures be fulfilled that say it must happen in this way?” (Matthew 26:53-54)
“Father, if You are willing, take this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.” (Luke 22:42)