You Are What You Do

by Andrew Forrest

You known what’s terrifying about The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats?

Both groups are surprised by what the master says to them.

The righteous say:

“‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you?  When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’”

Matthew 25:37-39

And look what the unrighteous say:

“‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’”

Matthew 25:44

In other words, neither the righteous nor the unrighteous are aware of whom they have become. Over time, their habitual actions in either direction have become part of who they are to the extent that they aren’t aware of them anymore.

We are becoming what we’re doing. Each choice is making us. (And we’re not even aware of it.)

What choices are you making today?

Today’s Scripture:

Matthew 25:31-46

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