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Legalism is seeking to achieve forgiveness from God and acceptance by God through obedience to God.

Thomas Schreiner writes that “legalism has its origin in self-worship. If people are justified through their obedience to the law, then they merit praise, honor, and glory. Legalism, in other words, means the glory goes to the people rather than God.”

Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The evangelical orientation is inward and subjective. We are far better at looking inward than we are at looking outward. Instead, we need to expend our energies admiring, exploring, expositing, and extolling Jesus Christ. Sinclair Ferguson

We think with our feelings according to Ferguson.

When we look inward, we live by the subjective, the temporal, the ever-changing, the unreliable, the likely-to-be-false. When we look outward, to the gospel, we live by the objective, the never changing, that which is perfectly reliable and always completely true.

A cross centered life is made up of cross centered days.

The Spirit does not take his pupils beyond the cross but ever more deeply into it. J. Knox Chamblin

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