Word Wednesday is posted every Wednesday. Each week I post a scripture that I've read that week that has spoken to me in a fresh way. I believe that if we read God's Word every day, He will give us at least one scripture every week that will impact us. Sharing Scripture with each other is like iron sharpening iron. Leave a comment and share a scripture that has impacted you this week.
Here's the scripture that stuck this week:
46 “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,
47 who devour widows' houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.”
Wow...these statements can definitely make you unpopular, quick. Unfortunately, as Jesus was dealing with the religious people of His day, it can also apply to a lot of Christian leaders of our day. I love what Louie Giglio said once: "Pride is basically saying you've never really seen God." The best seats, the nicest clothes, and great performances are not success in God's eyes, but they are, unfortunately, signs of success in the world's standards. Hmmm...what kind of success am I striving for?
What's your Word?