Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Approval ratings


I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage. 1 Corinthians 10:33

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

When Paul faced a choice between pleasing himself and pleasing others, he pleased others.

When he faced a choice between pleasing others and pleasing Christ, he pleased Christ.