“You take the high road, and I’ll take the low road“… A line from a well known folk song; but who, in their right mind, would consider taking the ‘low road’ through life? Yet, does every ‘high road’ end at a beautiful destination, and does every ‘low road’ end in a pit?
You’ve heard the expression “do unto others as they have done unto you”. Many even take advantage of its origins being from the Bible. But, has the world correctly interpreted what Christ meant?
“Seek Ye First The Kingdom Of God” is a well-known chorus. It is easily sung, but less easily carried out. The question is: does one just ‘give up’ knowing there is no hope of achieving this goal, or persisting with the same fervency Christ displayed when He set out to save those who accept this […]
The dreaded interview question… “What are your weaknesses?” Wouldn’t it be easier to answer “What are the weaknesses of your friend or somebody you know well?” How easy it is for us to judge others compared to judging ourselves?
When we do things, including what God calls us to do, our natural desire is that our efforts are recognized by men. Christ says we will get our reward. But, is this reward of benefit to us?
“You rob me of my biscuit, and I’ll steal your favourite cookie!” Is this not “an eye for an eye”? For those who enjoy biscuits, it sure is. But imagine if someone said “when he steals one cookie, hand him the whole cookie jar”. You have got to be kidding, right?
Is it possible to possess the power to make a promise, not just a promise but to make an oath backed by something powerful, when there isn’t a blind hope of having the power to change even the smallest thing?