In God's Eyes

​ 1 Timothy 1:12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service. I once heard of an old Jewish tradition that people should carry around two pieces of paper in opposite pockets. In one pocket would be the reminder that, "I am but dust and ashes." In the opposite pocket would be the parallel reminder, "The world was created for me." The papers are to remind a person that all humans should be marked by humility and dignity. The Apostle Paul managed to maintain this balance. One of the cruelest traditions in grade school is assigning two captains to pick kids to be on their team. Inevitably, someone is picked last or not

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