My Wretchedness

“O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?” —Romans 7:24

Because of the truth, that in this body I will never attain sinless perfection, I am wretched! I understand that because this body of flesh is not perfect, nor ever shall be; and that there is actually sin in everything I do, even the very best and holiest of works done in the power of Christ. We read in 1 John 1:8, “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.”

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