Though I may have the title of "Pastor," which brings along with it many assumptions, one thing that you can know for sure is that I am also a sinner.

I fall short of God's perfect standard each and every day.

I can be very prideful in my abilities.
I can be very lustful towards women.
I can be very self-serving in my home.
I can be very envious of others' success.
I can be very greedy in my pursuit of things.

Though I may be a "Pastor," first and foremost, I am a sinner in need of Savior.

But, I am so thankful that I do have a Savior in Jesus Christ!

I have a Savior who's mercies are new every morning.
I have a Savior who's grace covers a multitude of sins.
I have a Savior who's love for me is not behavior-based.

I have a Savior who lived the life I could never live, I have a Savior who died the death I could never die, all so that He could pay the debt that I could never pay!

By grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, in spite of my sin, I can have a relationship with Almighty God, and it is on this night that I want to rest and rejoice in the sufficiency of God's grace for me.