Truth for Today
“Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” Galatians 1:10
Thought for Today
There are times when it becomes necessary to make a choice between pleasing God and pleasing those around you. As important as it is to work toward good relationships with others, it is even more important to maintain a steadfast and obedient relationship with Jesus. Disobeying God to keep peace with other people is never wise. In many circumstances in life, it may be helpful to remind yourself that you have an “audience of one” and His name is Jesus.
Prayer for Today
Father, I want to be pleasing to You in every way. Jesus, You are my “audience of one” and I devote my life to glorifying Your name. Holy Spirit, fill me with the courage to seek the approval and pleasure of God rather than the approval of people around me. Amen.