Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Daily Devotion: Do Unto Others

Bible Reading: Matthew 7:7-12

Key Verse: Verse 12 – “Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.”

Key Words: do ye even so to them

A Hindu manufacturer told Stanley Jones why he had come to one of his meetings. “Years ago when I was a boy we heckled a missionary preaching in the bazaar – threw tomatoes at him. He wiped off the tomato juice from his face and then after the meeting took us to the sweet shop and bought us sweets. I saw the love of Christ that day, and that’s why I’m here.”

Slow to suspect – quick to trust.

Slow to condemn – quick to justify.

Slow to offend – quick to defend.

Slow to expose – quick to shield.

Slow to reprimand – quick to forbear.

Slow to demand – quick to give.

Slow to provoke – quick to conciliate.

Slow to hinder – quick to help.

Slow to resent – quick to forgive.

Thought: Love cannot be wasted. It makes no difference where it is bestowed, it always brings in big returns.

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