Minden Press-Herald

Friday
Aug 29th

No Comparing

It is such a part of our fallen human nature to compare ourselves to others. Unfortunately, the results are frequently to feel either envious of or better than the other. In 2 Corinthians 10:12 Paul said "but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise." It is this tendency of comparing that warps our comprehension of God's goodness. Having seen someone who we consider blessed, we form our own conclusion of how God should relate to us – what He should allow or not allow to touch our lives – and if He doesn't measure up to our expectation, we are upset.

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