Wednesday, 1 November 2017
"People are undoubtedly more in danger from PROSPERITY than from ADVERSITY. For when matters go smoothly, they flatter themselves and are INTOXICATED by their success." - John Calvin
So, what he is saying is that we can often let success 'Go to our heads' so quickly, that we end up thinking that it was all down to us. It is best to remain humble and to shift the glory to Jesus. Being Intoxicated ends up causing embarrassment for many people, so let us remember to remain level headed.
Matthew 10:22-23 (MSG) - But don’t quit. Don’t cave in. It is all well worth it in the end. It is not success you are after in such times but survival. Be survivors! Before you’ve run out of options, the Son of Man will have arrived.
Living in Grace