The Bible functions as a spiritual mirror; it can show us what we present to the world in a spiritual sense. It can help us discern how to better love ourselves and show us where we need to make changes by bringing into focus our behaviors. When we look at our spiritual reflection, we get to know ourselves better. James urges us not to forget what we see in our spiritual mirror but to walk away changed and ready to adjust as needed.
—Angela D. Schaffner, Revealed: What the Bible Can Teach You About Yourself (Upper Room Books, 2019)
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Those who hear but don’t do the word are like those who look at their faces in a mirror. They look at themselves, walk away, and immediately forget what they were like.
—James 1:23-24 (CEB)
Prayer for the Week
Search me and make me teachable.
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