Honor the Lord

For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.  (Galatians 1:10)

One of the greatest lessons you can grasp is that you are to live to honor the Lord, and not for the applause of others. We don't live for men; we live for Jesus. As children of God, the church of God needs to listen to a different melody altogether. We are to be on a different page, quite frankly. Woe to the church that looks more like the world than it does the One they are representing. Woe to the believer, when you can't tell whether that person is a believer or not; because they have never opened their mouth and they have never stepped up to the battle line.

God wants us to realize that we are to live for the Lord, and not for the applause of other people. Whether you are a student, young adult, middle-aged person, or senior adult; you are to honor the Lord and not live for the applause of others. When someone says, “Good job, believer,” don’t think you are wonderful. If they said they liked the way you prayed because you didn’t offend anyone, don’t be flattered.

When I was invited to pray before the U. S. House of Representatives, I was told by one of the chaplains, “Please be very sensitive to people who don't believe as you do. We just ask you not to pray in the name of Jesus.” I said, Thank you for the advice.” Accordingly, I changed my prayer and decided not only to pray in the name of Jesus, but to share the Gospel in my prayer!

We need to understand that we are not to live for others. We are to honor the Lord and use every opportunity we have to honor the Lord. We are not striving for the applause of other people. You could say, “You probably won't get invited back.” That's okay. I want to be found faithful. God wants you to be found faithful, too.
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Betty Jane Laughlin - January 28th, 2023 at 7:05am

I would rather be faithful to my Lord than to have the applause of men. I have been cut out of some things for standing for Christ

Beverly Trousdale - January 28th, 2023 at 10:37am

The Lord Jesus Christ will always be first with me. Everything else is just consequential.

James W. Howell - January 28th, 2023 at 12:28pm

I pray that The Lord Jesus Christ will always be first in My life from this Day forward and That God's WILL be Done . PRAISE JESUS !






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