Take a Long Look in the Mirror

After reading this post I went to the Barna site to read the survey and find the questions. I am not happy with me after reading the post and article and need to make some changes. This is really worth the read.

Resting in His Grace

bu_043013_bCall it an interlude if you must, but this survey by the Barna Group is worth a glance if it causes me to reflect on who others see in me; Jesus or Pharisee?

By the time I had made it through the article I was pretty disgusted with my own attitudes and actions. As much as I didn’t want to admit it, it appears there’s a lot more Pharisee living in this heart than Kingdom living allows for. Here’s a sampling, and the entire article with some neat charts can be found here.

Actions like Jesus:

  • I listen to others to learn their story before telling them about my faith.
  • In recent years, I have influenced multiple people to consider following Christ.
  • I regularly choose to have meals with people with very different faith or morals from me.
  • I try to discover the needs of non-Christians rather than waiting…

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2 thoughts on “Take a Long Look in the Mirror

  1. Hi Marie! Sorry for the long delay in visiting. I had hoped to come by much sooner, but it seems the rat race is ever calling (hence, the checklist). Thanks so much for the visits, excellent comments, and the re-posting. Many blessings good friend.


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