Sometimes committees and choirs might be looking for a time to meet, and the conversation may go something like this: “Well, let me see if we can do it this time. No, that’s when I bowl.” Or “How about this time?” “No, that is when I have to pick up my children from ball practice.”
Well, if the time that’s going to be best for you is not going to be the best time for everybody else, then you need to give up the time that’s best for you. That’s what he’s saying. You don’t please yourself. You don’t put yourself number one. We need to get our eyes on the glory of God and begin to love and serve one another.
God wants us to encourage one another, to lift up one another. Romans 15:1 says, “We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.”
About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst and author. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on True Conservative Pundit and Inspirational Christian Blogs, and from there the articles are widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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