2 Peter 3:18 “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. To HIM be the glory both now and forever. Amen!”
With Soul Comparison!
Comparing sin is a relative task.
By each of its hosts, observations
Sadly, “better than you” is the default assessment which thoughtlessly — some apply often.
So compared to oneself, strive for “far better” than who you were yesterday — as HIServant!
As HIServant focusing on growing in CHRIST and serving HIM greater today,
Devotional: 1 Timothy 4:15 “Take pains with these things (studying the doctrine of GOD’s WORD, praying, encouraging others); be absorbed in them, (practicing, displaying them) so that your progress will be evident to all.”
Using the “personal camera of reflection”; one that takes a daily snapshot of where we stand in CHRIST…
…let us compare internally and only with CHRIST’s steps.
Then we can see how close our own footprints are with HIS.
Growing past the beginner’s need for spiritual milk and increasing beyond just reading HIS WORD to gain knowledge from further steps of disciplined study…
Then! Then we’ll each grow closer to the LORD as HE purposed us to do.
Then our outward words and actions will be confirmed both professing and progressing in JESUS!
Amen and amen!