Sometimes, it is hard for us as their friends to confront them in their sin and hold them accountable, because their suffering is so raw and unending. Are we doing them a favor when we overlook their sin and make excuses for them? Maybe for a time this might be appropriate, as they each adjust to the difficulty or trial. But if this sin becomes a pattern, as it has with the examples above, then we as their Christian brothers and sisters must help them to repent and change.Read More
Beyond critiquing another’s work, a critical spirit says, “Not only are you doing it wrong. I can do it better.” If you’re thinking of arguing with me on that, think back to the last time you were critical of someone, and you will see that there was an element of conceit in your thinking of what would be a better way—your way—to do whatever you were critiquing.Read More
Embracing a loss requires a decision on my part. I must decide in my heart that I believe God when He says He knows what’s best for me (Jeremiah 29:11), and that He will see me through it (Proverbs 3:5-6).Read More
The truth of the matter is that we are entitled to one thing: To be separated from God forever because of our sin. But, because of His great love for us, God chose to sacrifice His Son to pay the penalty for that sin, so that we would not get what we deserve.Read More
Pray to the Lord and ask Him to help you with your critical spirit. If you have been told you are critical and don’t see it, ask God to create in you a clean heart and renew a right spirit within you.Read More
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