I can’t believe I said that. Why did I do that? Where did that come from? Emotions can get the best of us. If we’re not careful, things like anger, lust, greed, fear, and envy can shape our actions much more than we want them to. Monitoring our behavior is not enough. We need to monitor our hearts.
When we look back at the life of Jesus, it’s very clear that people who were nothing like Jesus, liked Him. And the people who were most different from Him were the ones most drawn to Him. But that doesn’t necessarily seem to be true for the church today. Why is that? And how can we fix it?