Fruits of Disciples

Are our days spent gathering God's harvest or are we actually not working for God's Kingdom?

Matthew 7:20

Jesus points out that the truth is eventually revealed. Evil cannot be disguised as good forever and time proves what was wrong and what was right.

As followers of Christ, we are meant to help gather others toward God. Not lead them to us. Yet this is what some false disciples do. They use the name of Jesus and God as a way of serving themselves.

We ourselves can also claim to be Christians but showcase the opposite traits of God. Instead of patience we show our frustration. Instead of humility we are prideful. Are we then misleading others into what following Jesus is about?

Jesus tasked us to serve others like God serves us. So if we are serving ourselves in our deeds then we are becoming the false prophets Jesus warned against.

Let us consider how much we are being in service to others and how much of our actions are self-centered. Are we properly teaching the way of the Lord with our works? Let us think through our decisions we make today and see whether they are made to serve God and others or if we are serving ourselves?

Tags: Gather, Lead, Matthew, Reflect, Serve, Truth, Unity

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