Come Needy and Empty

He who comes to God as partly righteous is sent away empty. He who comes acknowledging unrighteousness, but at the same time trying to neutralize it or to expiate it by feelings, prayers, and tears, is equally rejected. But he who comes to God as an unrighteous person to a righteous, yet gracious God in Christ, finds not only ready access, but plenteous blessings.

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