You know that awkward moment when you’re trying to go through a door, someone’s in the way and they have no idea you’re trying to get in?
I think it’s like that when we try to earn God’s grace by being nice or going to church a lot or other religious stuff – we actually end up getting in the way of what God wants to do in us. Ouch!
Pride blocks grace, humility opens it up for us. Has pride maybe crept into your life? Are you a bit like, ‘speak to the hand God, I got this!’? ‘But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, ‘God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.’ James 4v6