Serving GOD your own way? your Family’s way? your spouse’s way? the Pastor’s way? OR serving GOD, GOD’s own way…
Matthew 5:20 – For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
In other words; Never see Men(& Women) of God as someone whose righteousness you cannot meet up with. You ought to be aiming at exceeding that righteousness.
#Don’t forget that the scribes, pharisees and men of God now, have something in common; They’re all HUMAN.#
You might be asking the same question the disciples asked then in Mark 10:26….
…..Which Jesus answered in Mark 10:27-31
1 Peter 4:6 For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.
Jeremiah 44:28 – Yet a small number that escape the sword shall return out of the land of Egypt into the land of Judah, and all the remnant of Judah, that are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall know whose words shall stand, mine, or theirs.
We aren’t supposed to always ‘see’ God through other people’s eyes but through God’s eyes via the Holy Spirit because at the end, it’s only gonna be You, LORD God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit at the Judgement seat throne when you’re accounting…
And it is ‘Jesus’ words (Mark 8:38) which we all ought to obey, that will be used as a Yardstick.