Good morning! Happy Tuesday to you all! This is the day the Lord has made and I’m going to rejoice and rejoice and be glad in every moment God blesses me with.
TFTD: Stop Comparing Your Walk with Others
2 Corinthians 10:12 (NIV)
12 We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.
Romans 12:2 (NIV)
2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Children of God, stop comparing your walk with others. God did not create you to compete with others. He created you to worship Him. God is the source of your strength and your gifts and talents. If it weren’t for Him you would not be able to do the things you do.
Don’t allow people’s opinions about your spiritual walk cause you to conform to their ways. There are “church folks” who will look at your life and deem you less than holy because you are not operating they way they are. We’ll God didn’t create you to mimic them, He created you to mimic HIM! We all have unique gifts and talents that add to the body of Christ. Our diversity of gifts allows us to be effective in the kingdom. Stop comparing your walk with others because it breeds competition, envy, jealousy, and bitterness.
I want to encourage you to spend more time in God’s word and focus on His example and His instructions for your life. He needs you to focus on the assignments He has set before you and you can’t do that if you are comparing yourself to others. God wants to do a new thing in you. If He wanted us to all be the same He would have created us that way. Embrace your differences. Focus on glorifying God and not competing with others.
God is ready to use you for His glory. Are you ready to embrace your differences?
Have a blessed day!
Mrs. Nicole “Sunshine” Ellis, MBA
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