I often wonder if my actions and my habits allow others to see God, to seek the Lord, and to worship Him. If someone were to ask me, I’d have to say that I fall short in this. The following lists my thoughts on how a Christian should conduct himself or herself. I DO want my light to reflect Him.
"Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise you Father in heaven.”
*God wants us to be transparent. He desires us to model His attributes in our daily lives.
*When we encounter another person who is experiencing difficulties, our Father expects us to treat that individual as He would- with patience, kindness, and agape love but without judgment.
*In business, we are to think of the other party in the arrangement. Partnerships have been dissolved over prideful thoughts and actions.
*In personal relationships, we need to remember to honor confidences and respect boundaries. We should learn to not entertain thoughts or listen to stories that could cause potential hurt to a friend.
At times, I find myself falling short of these guidelines. I’m like the Apostle Paul. I am not able to do what I want but do what I don’t want. In reality, I believe all believers struggle with this issue of living out their beliefs all the time.
“Let your light shine.”
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