5 December, 2019
Written by Mark Powell
It is a mistake to compare ourselves to others. Yet we still do it, even in our walk with Jesus.
Of course, there are people with exceptional gifts, or highly visible roles, or a clear calling for a specific ministry. It is easy to be envious—and even fool ourselves into thinking that it’s a holy envy—when God appears to be working so clearly in the lives of others, but not so clearly in our own lives.
Maybe we are enduring a season of suffering, or long-term suffering, that others don’t have to face. We ask, “Why me, God?”
Or maybe there is someone who has made a big spiritual impact on us, and…
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