How can of us, really think we are saints? I know, what keeps me on the straight and narrow path, is when I realize that we all sin, we all fall short of the glory of God. We all do.
When any of us, think we are a saint, we get into dangerous territory. We can get puffed up. Puffed up can lead to pride, and God hates pride.
I don’t claim to be a saint, nor do I want to say I am a sinner as well. I bring it all to the obedience of Christ. In repentance, in humbleness.
Something about looking in His spiritual mirror reminds me there is only one that is perfect, pure, worthy of praise and adoration and that is Christ. Not me.
I know, I have sinned. I pray I do not sin now. I pray I do not ever take advantage of what Christ did for me, on the cross.
But the balance for me, which I pray is pleasing in the sight of God, is to be aware, He is the only one, who can call me a saint. By seeing, I have accepted Him, by repenting. By turning away from my sins, to please Him. And only Him.
Not myself, or others. But Him….
Saint or Sinner, is His call, not mine.
“A false balance is abomination to the Lord: but a just weight is his delight.” Proverbs 11:1 KJV