It is easy to become angry with the world when it strays far from God. Being so connected in this age allows us to view the world’s evil in real time, something that is naturally discouraging. However, it is also easy to fall into the trap of judging others with this heightened connection. While God knows every situation and every man’s heart, we have no such omniscience. It is likely a better deal for us if we leave judgment to a perfectly just God anyway. Keep this in mind when you are tempted to become offended by another’s actions or words.
Questions for further thought:
1. Are one man’s sins worse than another’s?
2. How does judgment lead to offense?
Challenge: Set aside a certain time to take a break from the internet or a particular device. Try and fill this time with something more productive (ex. conversing with an accountability friend, reading scripture, or spending time in prayer).
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