It’s not where you live that makes you somebody, but who lives in you. (1 John 4:4)
It’s not how much you have in the bank, but what’s deposited in you. (2 Corinthians 1:22)
It’s not your education you’ve acquired, but who you’ve inspired. (1 Thessalonians 5:11)
It’s not your titles before your name or letters after it, but it’s by whose you’re called. (2 Chronicles 7:14)
We are all a blessed mess. Some of us would have turned our noses up at Jesus…
No matter how clean you are now…you smell sometimes.
No matter how ‘clean’ you eat…you get rid of it ‘dirty’.
No matter how much you shine…you have a dark side.
No matter how much ‘better’ you think you are than someone else…
God doesn’t love them any less than you.
Even if you’re saved and they aren’t…
You have God’s grace, but they have His mercy. (Psalm 145:9)
His sun shines on them too. (Matthew 5:45)
His SON died for them too. (2 Corinthians 5:15)
How dare you think you’re better than anyone. Don’t let God have to show you that you aren’t. (Matthew 23:12)
Romans 12:3 (NKJV)
3 For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.
Galatians 6:3 (NKJV)
3 For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.