One Ministry, Two Kingdoms, by Paul Tripp

I think this is a particular war of mine, and so important to consider for all like me — which may just be every Christian!  Excerpt:

The biggest protection against the kingdom of self is not a set of reformative defensive strategies. It’s a heart so blown away by the right-here, right-now glories of the grace of Jesus Christ that you’re not easily seduced by the lesser temporary glories of that claustrophobic kingdom of one, the kingdom of self. The problem is that no matter how committed I am to the big kingdom, I am always grappling with the dynamic of shifting treasure.

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