I sometimes forget when everything is going well,
no sickness, bills are paid, vehicles are running, no repairs to the house to
be made, that I owe it all to You. It is easy to slip into the "look at what
all my hard work has done" attitude. It is human nature to want
to boast, to brag... Call up our friends and invite them over so they can view
our new plasma HDTV, or catch a peek at the brand new car in the
garage... God help me today to remember that every good thing comes from you.
"Every promotion comes from above".
Help me not to seek out the praise of others but
only look for Your approval. Help me to not get caught up in the recognition
thing which can easily lead to boasting and "inflated pride". Thank You God for
I ask it all in Jesus name,
As the scriptures say, "If anyone is
going to boast,
let him boast about what the Lord has done and not
II Corinthians 10:17