It’s very easy to seek praise when helping others or being involved in charity. This shows the wrong motives for helping in the first place.

Make sure when you’re helping you’re not doing it to be seen by others, Christ deals with the motives of this in Matthew 6: 1-5

Let’s be sure to stay on guard and not fall into the trap of pride and public praise.

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Many times as Christians we can overlook unbiblical teaching or decide not to stand on the truth we have been shown because we don’t want to disrupt our fellowship.

We can be more concerned with belonging or being a part of something than we are with the truth and identity found in Christ.

I just want to encourage you that it’s ok to stand out for the truth, it’s ok to go against the norm, and that we are not called to fellowship just for the sake of it, but fellowship in Spirit in and in truth is extremely helpful and encouraging in the life, walk,  and faith of a believer.

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One thing I’ve noticed over the years is that when we study the bible it is important to  make sure we allow it to speak for itself and inform our understanding instead of trying to make what the bible teaches fit into our favorite doctrine, theological movement, or denominational understanding.

If we come to the bible with a specific understanding or interpretation already in place, it is easy for us to miss what is meant to be communicated because we are trying to make it fit what we already think it should say.

 

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