BEWARE OF SCORN

BEWARE OF SCORN

"BEWARE OF SCORN"

“BEWARE OF SCORN!”

 

SCORN – a feeling and expression of contempt or disdain for someone or something.

CONTEMPT – the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or deserving scorn; disregard for something that should be considered

DISDAIN – the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one’s consideration or respect

(Source: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com)

 

Beware of the attitude that you hold in your heart toward others who are, or who you think are in some way less fortunate than you.

If you have a strong, fit and healthy body, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you hold a position of leadership and authority in some area, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a well-paying job with a position of influence and power, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you are smart and catch on to things quickly, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a successful and profitable business, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a marriage that is happy and fulfilling, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have focused, well-behaved children that do not give you problems, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a close-knit loving family who will stand by you through any situation, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have money over and above to meet your needs, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have shoes and clothes that are fashionable and costly, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you live in a nice house or neighborhood, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you drive a nice vehicle, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have gifts, talents and abilities that help you excel in particular areas, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a ministry that is effective and expanding, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a relationship with God through Jesus Christ, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

If you have a mature relationship with God and a good understanding of His Kingdom, beware not to scorn others who don’t.

 

Beware not to scorn others who are, or who you think are in some way less fortunate than you.

Remember, every good thing that you have or experience is because of the goodness, grace and blessing of God on your life.

Remember also that you have not finished living yet and do not know what your future holds.

 

“For by the grace (unmerited favor of God) given to me I warn everyone among you not to estimate and think of himself more highly than he ought [not to have an exaggerated opinion of his own importance], but to rate his ability with sober judgment, each according to the degree of faith apportioned by God to him.”

(Romans 12:3 – Amplified Bible)

“For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?”

(I Corinthians 4: 7 – NIV, 1984)

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

(James 1:17 – NIV, 1984)

“Haughty eyes, a proud heart, and evil actions are all sin.”

(Proverbs 21:4 – NLT)

“He has showed you, O man, what is good.
 And what does the Lord require of you?
 To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

(Micah 6:8 – NIV, 1984)

SELAH!

Kim

Copyright © 2013 by Kim Sweeting, Author of “Unwalled” Blog, All rights reserved.

Photo “RED WARNING FLAG ON A BEACH” by Stuart Miles courtesy of http://www.freedigitalphotos.net

 

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