By Tiffany Jong Bretana
Choose this day …… which way you choose to see people
Through the eyes of the Loving Savior who gave His Life that we may live
Whom chose to see you …… while we were yet enemies of God
To see us through His Redemptive Love
WE all have been made in the image of God.
Yes, we can see how people are acting out naturally
But that’s only the scratching the surface of the matter
See past the fruit & get down to the root of a matter
Be long suffering, believing the best as the Lord was with you
Yes …. there will be those who choose to be Job’s comforters
They thought they knew why Job was going through what he went through too.
But not before God.
Choose to be as Job and pray for them.
Matthew 22:37-39 And Jesus replied to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. The second is like it, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself that is, unselfishly seek the best or higher good for others.’
Luke 6:31-37 Treat others the same way you want them to treat you. If you only love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same. If you lend money to those from whom you expect to receive it back, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners expecting to receive back the same amount. But love that is, unselfishly seek the best or higher good for your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; for your reward will be great rich, abundant, and you will be sons of the Most High; because He Himself is kind and gracious and good to the ungrateful and the wicked. Be merciful responsive, compassionate, tender just as your heavenly Father is merciful. “Do not judge others self-righteously, and you will not be judged; do not condemn others when you are guilty and unrepentant, and you will not be condemned for your hypocrisy; pardon others when they truly repent and change, and you will be pardoned when you truly repent and change.
✨& REMEMBER v38 comes afterwards✨
Luke 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over with no space left for more. For with the standard of measurement you use when you do good to others, it will be measured to you in return.”
Proverbs 21:1-5 The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it whichever way He wishes. Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs and examines the hearts of people and their motives. To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice for wrongs repeatedly committed. Haughty and arrogant eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked their self-centered pride, is sin in the eyes of God. The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance and advantage, But everyone who acts in haste comes surely to poverty.