Pure in My Own Eyes

with Ron Deal | January 3, 2020

We have an uncanny ability to be selfish and deceitful all while looking in the mirror and thinking well of ourselves. Proverbs made that observation a long time ago: "the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes." (Proverbs 12:15) The most common person we lie to is ourselves...about ourselves. We exaggerate the other person's contribution to an argument while minimizing our own. Ask yourself, "If I was my co-worker, child, spouse, would I be frustrated interacting with me?" Stop lying to yourself.

We have an uncanny ability to be selfish and deceitful all while looking in the mirror and thinking well of ourselves. Proverbs made that observation a long time ago: "the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes." (Proverbs 12:15) The most common person we lie to is ourselves...about ourselves. We exaggerate the other person's contribution to an argument while minimizing our own. Ask yourself, "If I was my co-worker, child, spouse, would I be frustrated interacting with me?" Stop lying to yourself.

Pure in My Own Eyes

With Ron Deal
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January 02, 2020
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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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