Being a Christian (Christlike) means focusing on a relationship with God and on others while being religious focuses on self and rules.
Being religious was the problem with the men who brought the adulterous woman to Jesus and said, "Moses and the law said stone her." Jesus, though, began to write their sins in the dirt. What is the old saying? "If you live in a glass house, don't throw stones." Jesus showed kindness. The men wanted execution. Quite a difference!! Christ showed kindness (among other things) while the men showed unkindness (among other things).
British statesman and financier
Cecil Rhodes, whose fortune was used to endow the world-famous Rhodes
Scholarships, was a stickler for correct dress--but apparently not at the
expense of someone else's feelings. A
young man invited to dine with Rhodes arrived by train and had to go directly to
✞ You'll never go wrong by doing right! Treat other people with kindness.
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