This desire to measure ourselves against the people around us can lead us to an elevated view of ourselves or a demeaning view of ourselves. We measure ourselves against others by:
This practice can lead you to think “I am not enough” or to think “I am better than you.”
This is the question I think Jesus is asking us today: As my followers, are you willing to embrace suffering to serve people?
“YOU CAN TELL WHETHER OR NOT YOU’RE BECOMING A SERVANT BY HOW YOU ACT WHEN PEOPLE TREAT YOU LIKE ONE.” Gordon McDonald