Today's scriptures: Galatians 5:26
Yesterday, we were reminded of the fruit of the Spirit—those attributes that
demonstrate the difference we in Christ should manifest.
And perhaps, to attract believers to our Lord and Savior, we do show love and
kindness and patience to the world. And yet, with those we should love most—our
family, our friends … our brothers and sisters in Christ—we aren’t so loving or
Instead of humbly following God’s call, we boast about what God’s doing in us.
Instead of praying for and supporting our leadership, we challenge them to do
things our way.
Instead of celebrating the gifts and talents of others, we envy them when
they’re doing what we want.
Oh, if only we really loved that way, served that way. With humility. Genuinely
supporting one another. Rejoicing with each other.
Just think about how our local churches could serve the community—if we
positively focused on others instead of ourselves.
Just think about it …