Genesis 29-30, John 12
My job is to tell others about the Lord. It’s Jesus’ job to save. The Holy Spirit’s job to convict. And God’s job to judge. Oh how I we often feel like our job is all of those.
43For they loved human praise more than praise from God.
A reminder to seek God’s favor and approval. Not everyone around us.
35And Leah conceived again and bore a son and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah. LIGHT
42Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue; 43for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God. DARKNESS
46‘I have come as Light into the world, so that everyone who believes in Me will not remain in darkness.
I want to be in the LIGHT!
John 12:43 is so relevant to today’s society and the pressures we try to meet from social media. Lord let me focus on pleasing you and seek less applause from an audience.
“I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness” (Jn 12:46). We sat in darkness until His light broke through. Jesus, the Light of the World!
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