“There seems to be this idea that we are expected to show all manner of love and niceness to people no matter the cost and all of it is under the umbrella of “the love of God”.”
“There is another side of shepherding that, although it’s often recognized among those leading actual sheep, it is often overlooked, completely ignored, or even despised when it comes to spiritual shepherds.”
“I believe John wanted to send Gaius this letter as a way of not only thanking him for his sacrificial service to the kingdom of God (which would probably have been considered an honor in itself) but by giving him a bigger gift even than that.”
“Anytime we have to deal with tough situations, we must remember we are dealing with PEOPLE in the process, not just things. Unlike things, people have feelings, emotions, biases, and most importantly…souls!”
“Real power is found when one who actually has power, whether through some position they hold or some newfound discovery of themselves, uses that power to help others by lifting them up and opening opportunities to them that they otherwise could not have opened to themselves.”
“Misunderstandings Are Really Opportunities in Disguise!
Misunderstandings are really an opportunity for your real character to shine through!”
There may be times in your life where you will deal with someone in a position of authority who is not handling their position in a God-honoring way. They may use their position of authority to take advantage of people, show favoritism to their friends, while completely ignoring what you are doing for the company. What should you do?
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In Matthew 25:14 – 30 we are told by Jesus a parable that has come to be known as The Parable of the Talents. A talent was not an ability of some kind, but rather it was a sum of money. The master gave to three of his servants a sum of money according toContinue reading “What Are You Doing with What You Have?”
2 Peter 3:15 …even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you; The Apostles Peter and Paul had the same calling; to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Within this calling, they were called by God to different kinds of people and therefore, different kinds ofContinue reading “Love After a Rebuke”