As You Wish

Seeing God

by Justin Hensley

I have the right to do anything, you say

– but not everything is beneficial.

I have the right to do anything

– but not everything is constructive.

No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:23-24

There lurks in most minds the gravitation to self-interest over the attention to another’s. It is a tendency all have from the start and our efforts ought to be against it. We all are somewhere along this path of self-denial. Indeed, much of the battle in our faith is the strife against gravity to overcome the self. For cannot all sin be traced to the idolatry of pride? This is truly a work of utmost importance that we face. When we are absorbed in the self, we do not consider how our actions affect those around us, or else we simply do not care…

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