Beyond compare

Oh, don’t worry; we wouldn’t dare say that we are as wonderful as these other men who tell you how important they are! But they are only comparing themselves with each other, using themselves as the standard of measurement. How ignorant! 2 Cor. 10:12

Jesus does not have a pecking order for his followers. Certainly there are leaders, but even the best leaders do not set standards for Christ’s followers. Christ alone is our standard and Christ alone is our judge. His judgement is grace and His standards are that we love Him, trust Him, and follow Him.

Lord, help me to stop stressing so much about measuring up to other people’s expectations and achievements.