What if we made a practice out of setting aside our egos’ desires?
(Listen to my song “Pour Me Out” by clicking HERE)
Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give. Do not take gold or silver or copper for your belts; no sack for the journey, or a second tunic, or sandals, or walking stick. The laborer deserves his keep.
Jesus’ message is SO counter-cultural!
Give without expecting a reward.
Have no security net besides a Higher Power.
Put your faith in a radical trust that when you give…you will receive.
Let go of and do not cling to possessions as you go on life’s journey.
Our culture tells us the opposite: expect rewards; crave rewards; compete for rewards…and amass as many rewards as you can. This idea appeals to the ego.
But Jesus says to let go of your ego and simply follow him.
That means living his message of love, mercy, compassion, forgiveness and just treatment of all people.
Many choose the culture’s way and end up materially full…but spiritually empty, unhappy, unfulfilled and full of regrets.
Some will choose the narrow path of Jesus.
Which way will you choose?
The decision always starts now.
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Remember…God loves you!