Westside Baptist Church of York  
 
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Kermit L. Minnick, Pastor

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Scripture
         
48
 
“No one is good but One, that is, God.”
 
 
 
   

In the history of mankind there have been many men and women whose accomplishments were and are quite amazing. Their works in agriculture, architecture, art, aviation, business, conservation, construction, education, engineering, exploration, invention, literature, manufacture, medicine, music, photography, science, trade, etc. have immeasurably enriched both the longevity and the quality of the lives of many millions of their fellow-men. We ought to be very thankful to be the beneficiaries of their diligent, persevering, and exhausting labors. While each of us enters into the world naked, we do not enter a naked world. Rather we enter a world developed, improved, and adorned by human thought and industry. Yet, it is a lamentable fact that a great many of these shining lights have not believed in the Lord Jesus Christ and have died impenitent in their sins. Whatever a man or woman may be professionally, we are all sinners morally. Hence the words of Jesus to a very wealthy man: “No one is good but One, that is, God.” A man or a woman may be astonishingly talented but be under the dominion of pride, deceit, lust, greed, or hatred, in all their ugly and horrible manifestations. Whether especially gifted or not, we are all dead in trespasses and sins, alienated from God, and under the tyranny of a sinful heart. Jesus Christ came to bear God’s righteous wrath for sinners -- and every one of us is a sinner regardless of color, income, or expertise. To be knowledgeable and skilled is one thing; to be good in God’s sight is quite another. The One who is good is the only One who can make us good -- for Jesus is God.

   

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