Lazaroo – Saturday, June 19, 2010

Jun 19, 2010 I Lazaroo.


Pray the words of this Lazaroo aloud, with mature, obedient love:

“My brothers, some from Chloe’s household have informed me that there are quarrels among you.”
(1 Corinthians 1:11)

How You must hate that, Jesus!

You endured unspeakable suffering

went to the cross
paid with Your very life to make us Your children

only to have us repay You by acting like immature, spoiled brats.

When I get caught in a quarrel, sooner or later I can feel it begin to

cheapen me
demean me
trivialize me

lower me to a level far beneath my birthright in You.

I feel so ashamed for having been caught once again in Satan’s argumentative trap!

What is wrong with me?

It’s my pride, isn’t it?

I think I have to defend myself, my ideas, my opinions.

Why can’t I simply let my “Yes” be yes and my “No,” no

and leave the rest in Your hands?

I owe You that.

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Proverbs 13:10; Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 17:14; Proverbs 17:19; Proverbs 20:3; Proverbs 21:9; Proverbs 26:17; Proverbs 26:20; Matthew 5:37; 1 Corinthians 3:3; 1 Timothy 6:3-5; 2 Timothy 2:14; 2 Timothy 2:23-24; Titus 3:9-11; James 4:1-3; James 5:12

What is Lazaroo?

Take Me Deeper

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.

2 responses so far.

  1. Ken Ferry Says:

    Makes one wonder what the Shepherd thinks when His sheep start butting heads…

  2. Sheryl Park Says:

    Insightful and truth! Excellent

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